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Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Education and Professional Studies

FCSE Masters/Endorsement Students

Registering for Courses:

  • Following your Plan of Study, register for the courses through CWU My Scheduler.
  • Please note that the start dates for your courses may be different from CWU’s schedule.
  • Start dates will be emailed to students. This is because the GPIDEA is based on semesters while CWU runs on quarter terms. You will need to check your email regularly for additional information and paperwork so that the teaching institution can process your registration and payment.

Practica Requirements:

  • Students are required to complete experience centered on observations, participation, and reflection within a Family and Consumer Sciences classroom. 
  • Practica hours will vary depending on the state requirements. WA state requirement is 60 hours.  It is the student’s responsibility to establish a field site location with a certificated Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher. 
  • Students who are currently employed as a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher may use their own teaching experience for the practica requirements.
  • Students are responsible for emailing Dr. Devlin field site location information at least 3 weeks prior to enrollment in the practica course:

Required Information:

    • District Name
    • School Name
    • Host Teacher Name
    • Host Teacher Email Address
    • Host Teacher Certification Number

Student Teaching:

  • Students are required to participate in actual experience in teaching Family and Consumer Sciences and complete the EdTPA. 
  • Student teaching hours will vary depending on state requirements.
  • WA state requirement is 450 hours. 
  • It is the student’s responsibility to establish a field site location with a certificated Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher. 
  • Students who are currently employed as a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher may use their own teaching experience for the student teaching requirements.
  • Students are responsible for emailing field site location information to Dr. Devlin at least 3 weeks prior to enrollment in the course and apply through the Teacher Certification department.

Click here for more information of admission and application requirements for teacher certification.


GPIDEA Links

Option A Course Planner 

Option B Course Planner

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Student Handbook

Forms and Applications

 

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