Kappa Delta PI (KDP)/ATE National Student Teacher/Intern of the Year
This award recognizes a student teacher/intern who has demonstrated during his or her student teaching/intern experience an outstanding ability to:
--Plan and develop a repertoire of classroom management skills and instructional strategies that support the needs and curriculum of all students;
--Establish effective interpersonal relationships with students, parents, faculty, and staff; and
--Reflect about the teaching and learning process.
Since the award’s establishment in 1994, KDP and ATE have named a very select few from around the United States as National Student Teacher of the Year. The award recognizes one student teacher/intern annually who has demonstrated the ability to plan and develop classroom management skills and instructional strategies that support all students; establish interpersonal relationships with students, parents, faculty, and staff; and reflect powerfully on their student teaching experience. Award winners are acknowledged with a $1,500 scholarship award.
Applicants must be an enrolled undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and be student teaching/interning full time in a curricular level for which he or she is eligible for certification.
The applicant must also submit an application with includes a lesson plan and a 30-minute video, including an introduction, the lesson plan implemented in a classroom setting, and a reflection of the outcome.
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