Internship in Teaching Overview

Information for Mentor Teachers and Teacher Candidates/Interns.
Teacher Candidates/Interns: Please review the information for your Internship semester.

2022-2023 Internship in Teaching Handbook

Mentor Teachers
Responsibilities
This is the intern’s timeline for the semester:

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The following checklist list of mentor teacher responsibilities should be a guide for the internship and are explained in the handbook and during the mentor overview training.

mentor teacher responsibilities checklist

Submitting Evaluations
All evaluations are submitted in Taskstream. A welcome email to Taskstream is sent to your school email at the beginning of the internship. Here is a help guide for using Taskstream.
TCAP Letter of Support
The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.  
Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Internship Calendar
Fall 2022 Internship Calendar. Spring 2023 Internship Calendar.
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
A guidebook which includes the responsibilities, policies and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.
Internship Evaluation Forms
Art Education
Midterm/Final Final Evaluation
Early Childhood Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
Elementary Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
English Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
Educational Technology Integrator
Midterm/Final Evaluation
Health Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
Mathematics Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
Music Education
Site 1/Site 2 Final Evaluation
Physical Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
Social Studies Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
Special Education
Midterm/Final Evaluation
TESOL
Midterm/Final Evaluation

Fall 2022 Interns
Fall 2023 Internship Calendar
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
guidebook which includes the responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.
TCAP submission in Taskstream

Here are directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting. Here is a guide created by Taskstream for condensing a video.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up and Licensure Overview
At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation.  Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory seminar is Friday, December 9, 2022, 9AM.


Year Long Interns 2022-23: 5th year Special Education & Early Childhood Education
Road To Teacher Certification Requirements
The undergraduate and graduate level teacher candidacy handbooks are here. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by March 1st, 2022. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Please refer to the Road to Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.
Internship in Teaching Application
Application posted:  Internship in Teaching Application: 2022-2023 Year-Long .  Due date was February 15th, 2022. The ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).
Matching Process
The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests
Confirmation Sheet
Students will have the opportunity to meet with potential mentor teachers during the Spring 2022 semester. The signed confirmation sheet is most efficiently completed at the initial intern-mentor meeting but it is due by October 15, 2022. Students may not register for the internship until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. PSU course registration for spring 2023 begins on October 31, 2022. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it.
Background Check
Please contact your placement school SAU office to complete the background check requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.
Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics
The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.
Seminar I
Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

➢ Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III

➢ Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook

➢ Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program

➢ Co-teaching training

➢ Lesson planning expectations and guidance

➢ Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Choose a date: Tuesday, October 25 or Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 3-5PM. Please RSVP with this form. 

Internship Calendar
Spring 2023 Internship calendar
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
A guidebook that includes the responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.
TCAP
Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Here is the TCAP release form. Please add your school information. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP submission in Taskstream

Here are directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting. Here is a guide created by Taskstream for condensing a video.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment
This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. Date: Friday, March 26 2023; 9- 11AM.

  • A workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 7-8PM for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators’ job fair will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 9-11AM for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.
Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up
At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation.  Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory seminar is Friday, May 5, 9-11AM.
 
Year Long Interns 2022-23: Elementary Education
Road To Teacher Certification Requirements
The undergraduate level teacher candidacy handbook is here. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by March 1st, 2022. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Please refer to the Road to Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.
Internship in Teaching Application
Application posted:  Internship in Teaching Application: 2022-2023 Year-Long. Due date was February 15th,  2022. The ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).
Matching Process
The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests

Confirmation Sheet
The signed confirmation sheet is most efficiently completed during the initial intern-mentor meeting but is due by October 15, 2022. Students may not register for the spring internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. PSU course registration for spring 2023 begins on October 31, 2022. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it.
Background Check
Please contact your placement school SAU office to complete the background check requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.
Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics
The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Fall Field Experience Practicum Resources
Although your placement is year-long, the expectations are different in the fall (practicum) and spring (internship) semesters. The following infographic is meant to help clear this up a bit.

The Internship in Teaching handbook applies to the spring semester.  The following resources apply to the fall.

Fall 2022 Cohort II Field Experience Practicum Calendar

Here is the calendar for your fall experience.

Cohort II Handbook

Here is the Cohort II handbook.

Cohort II Evaluation

This evaluation form is completed in Taskstream by the mentor teacher near the end of the fall semester.

Lesson Documentation

In the fall, students are required to teach four lessons. Students will complete this form to document those lessons and have it approved by the mentor teacher, to be handed in to the practicum instructor at the end of the semester.

Seminar I
Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

➢ Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III

➢ Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook

➢ Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program

➢ Co-teaching training

➢ Lesson planning expectations and guidance

➢ Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Choose a date: Tuesday, October 25 or Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 3-5PM. Please RSVP with this form. 

Internship Calendar
Spring 2023 Internship calendar
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
A guidebook that includes the responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns. 
TCAP
Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Here is the TCAP release form. Please add your school information. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP submission in Taskstream

Here are directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting. Here is a guide created by Taskstream for condensing a video.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment
This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. Date: Friday, March 26 2023; 9- 11AM.

  • A workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 7-8PM for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators’ job fair will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 9-11AM for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.
Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up
At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation.   Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory seminar is Friday, May 5, 2023, 9-11AM.
Spring 2023 Interns
Road To Teacher Certification Requirement
The undergraduate and graduate level teacher candidacy handbooks are here. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by September 1st, 2022. Passing Praxis Core scores or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Praxis II scores are required for certain Graduate Programs. Please refer to the Road to Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.
Internship in Teaching Application
  Here is link to the application. Due date was March 1, 2022. The ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).
Matching Process
The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests
Confirmation Sheet
The signed confirmation sheet is most efficiently completed during the initial intern-mentor meeting but is due by October 15, 2022. Students may not register for the spring internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. PSU course registration for spring 2023 begins on October 31, 2022. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it.
Background Check
Please contact the SAU office to complete the background check requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.
Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics
The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.
Seminar I
Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

➢ Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III

➢ Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook

➢ Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program

➢ Co-teaching training

➢ Lesson planning expectations and guidance

➢ Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Choose a date: Tuesday, October 25 or Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 3-5PM. Please RSVP with this form. 

Spring 2023 Internship Calendar
Spring 2023 Internship calendar.
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
A guidebook which includes the responsibilities, policies and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.
TCAP
Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Here is the TCAP release form. Please add your school information. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP submission in Taskstream

Here are directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting. Here is a guide created by Taskstream for condensing a video.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment
This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. Date: Friday in March 26, 2023, 9-11AM.

  • A workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 7-8PM for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators’ job fair will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 9-11AM for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.
Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up
At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation.  Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information.  The date for this mandatory seminar is Friday, March 24, 2023, 9-11AM.

Fall 2023 Interns
Road To Teacher Certification Requirements
The undergraduate and graduate level teacher candidacy handbooks are here. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by March 1st, 2023. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Praxis II scores are required for certain Graduate Programs.  Please refer to the Road to Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.
Internship in Teaching Application
Fall 2023 internship application is available here. Please complete the application by February 15, 2023. The ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).
Matching Process
The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests
Confirmation Sheet
The signed confirmation sheet is due by April 1, 2023. (Fall 2023 course registration begins on April 10.) Students may not register for the internship until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it.
Background Check
Please contact the SAU office of the placement school to complete the background check requirements for the internship. This background check is in addition to the one completed upon becoming a teacher candidate. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.
Seminar I
Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

➢ Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III

➢ Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook

➢ Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program

➢ Co-teaching training

➢ Lesson planning expectations and guidance

➢ Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Dates TBD (August 2023) 

Fall 2023 Internship Calendar
Fall 2023 Internship Calendar.
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
A  guidebook which includes the responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.
TCAP
Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form Here is the TCAP release form. Please add your school information. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP submission in Taskstream Here are directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting. Here is a guide created by Taskstream for condensing a video.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment
There will be an opportunity to meet with a local administrator to discuss the hiring process. The educational leader will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. Date: TBD (October 2023) In addition, fall 2023 interns are welcome to attend the Seminar II event held in March of 2024. (See the spring internship calendar for more information.)
Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up and Licensure Overview
At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information.  Date: TBD (December 2023)


 
Year Long Interns 2023-24: Special Education - 5th year & Accelerated Programs
Road To Teacher Certification Requirements
The graduate level teacher candidacy handbook is here. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by March 1st, 2023. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center.  Please refer to the Road to Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.
Internship in Teaching Application
Internship in Teaching Application: 2023-2024 Year-Long   Due date is February 15th, 2023. The ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).
Matching Process
The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests 
Confirmation Sheet
The signed confirmation sheet is due by October 15, 2023. Students may not register for the spring internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it.
Background Check
Please contact the SAU office to complete the background check requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.
Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics
The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.
Seminar I
Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

➢ Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III

➢ Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook

➢ Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program

➢ Co-teaching training

➢ Lesson planning expectations and guidance

➢ Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Date TBD.

Internship Calendar
Spring 2024 Internship calendar
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
A guidebook that includes the responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please note that special education interns undergo observations and evaluations in both fall *see fall internship calendar) and spring (see spring internship calendar) semesters by mentors and university supervisors. Don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns. 
TCAP
Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Here is the TCAP release form. Please add your school information. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP submission in Taskstream

Here are directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting. Here is a guide created by Taskstream for condensing a video.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment
This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. Date: Friday, March TBD 2024; 9-11AM.

  • A workshop will be held on an evening in early March for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators’ job fair will be held during a day in April for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding employment possibilities.
Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up
At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory seminar is Friday, May TBD 2024; 9-11AM

Year Long Interns 2023-24: Elementary Education
Road To Teacher Certification Requirements
The undergraduate level teacher candidacy handbook is here. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by March 1st, 2022. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Please refer to the Road to Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.
Internship in Teaching Application
  Internship in Teaching Application: 2022-2023 Year-Long. Due date is February 15th, 2023. The ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).
Matching Process
The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests

Confirmation Sheet
The signed confirmation sheet is most efficiently completed during the initial intern-mentor meeting but is due by October 15, 2023. Students may not register for the spring internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it.
Background Check
Please contact the SAU office to complete the background check requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.
Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics
The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Fall Field Experience Practicum Resources
Although your placement is year-long, the expectations are different in the fall (practicum) and spring (internship) semesters. The following infographic is meant to help clear this up a bit.

The Internship in Teaching handbook applies to the spring semester.  The following resources apply to the fall.

Fall 2023 Cohort II Field Experience Practicum Calendar

Here is the calendar for your fall experience.

Cohort II Handbook

Here is the Cohort II handbook.

Cohort II Evaluation

This evaluation form is completed in Taskstream by the mentor teacher near the end of the fall semester.

Lesson Documentation

In the fall, students are required to teach four lessons. Students will complete this form to document those lessons and have it approved by the mentor teacher, to be handed in to the practicum instructor at the end of the semester.

Seminar I
Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

➢ Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III

➢ Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook

➢ Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program

➢ Co-teaching training

➢ Lesson planning expectations and guidance

➢ Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Date TBD. 

Internship Calendar
Spring 2024 Internship calendar
Holmes Center Internship Handbook
A guidebook that includes the responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns. 
TCAP
Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Here is the TCAP release form. Please add your school information. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP submission in Taskstream

Here are directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting. Here is a guide created by Taskstream for condensing a video.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment
This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. Date: Friday, March TBD, 2024; 9-11AM.

  • A workshop will be held in early March for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators’ job fair will be held in April for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.
Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up
At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory seminar is Friday, May TBD, 2024