TLAC Supervisor Application

Our department looks forward to the possibility of working together as we mentor the next generation of Aggie Teachers! Please email clinical-teaching@tamu.edu with any questions.

Supervisor Qualifications:

  • 3+ years teaching experience
  • Master’s degree
  • Current Texas teaching certification
  • Current principal (mid-management) or superintendent certification
  • Accomplished educator (as shown by student learning)
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • T-TESS Field Supervisor or Appraiser trained
  • Commitment for one academic year, if needed

Expectations of University Supervisors:

  • complete online new supervisor training (information will be sent early August/December via email)
  • conduct an orientation for the cooperating teacher before the clinical teaching semester begins to provide information concerning the program and required responsibilities
  • conduct a clinical teacher orientation by the first day of the clinical teaching semester to review the handbook
  • lead student seminars
  • monitor clinical teacher¹s notebook during the clinical teaching semester
  • observe, assess and evaluate the clinical teacher regarding teaching, planning, management, and professionalism (minimum of four formal 45-minute observations)
  • conduct mid-point and summative 3-way conference with the clinical teacher and cooperating teacher
  • write recommendation letters
  • act as a liaison between the school district and TLAC Field Experiences Office

Description of Clinical Teaching Semester:

  • final semester of teaching program designed to transition students from pre-service teachers to classroom teachers
  • placements are full-time for 70 school days beginning the first student school day after summer/winter break

TLAC will offer supervisors a one-time contract payment of $350/clinical teacher, plus $50 travel stipend.

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