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Dramatic Arts Education

The Teacher-In-Residence intern program allows students who already hold a bachelor's degree to receive employment in a classroom while simultaneously completing their education coursework toward certification.

Students in the Dramatic Arts Education program are preparing to teach grades K-12. This program requires 34 credits including in-person field experience work in both elementary and secondary teaching methods as well as 12 credits of fulltime student teaching.  Students must verify content proficiency through the passage of a federally-approved content exam (AEPA/NES).

Documentation Needed: Responsibility of:
Completed Intern application Student
If outside of Maricopa County - check to Arizona Department of Education (ADE) for $60 per content area + $60 for provisional SEI. Student
Valid IVP fingerprint clearance card* Student
Formal admissions packet to Rio Salado, including transcripts** showing a minimum 3.0 GPA. Student
Passing score on AEPA/NES Subject Knowledge Exam Student
Employment Verification Form School District
ADE Intern Acknowledgement Form Student
Signature from Rio Salado regarding enrollment in Teacher-In-Residence program Rio Salado College
Designated Rio Salado Supervisor Rio Salado College

Start Date Course Course Title Credits Field Experience

EDo100-101TIR* Introduction to the Teacher in Residence programs 0

Documentation Needed: Responsibility of:
Employment Verification Form School District
Rio Intern Acknowledgement Form Student
Signed Letter of Enrollment from Rio Salado regarding enrollment in Teacher-In-Residence program Rio Salado College
Designated Rio Salado Cadre Leader Rio Salado College

Start Date Course Course Title Credits Field Experience
Sem 1 EDU251* Methods for Teaching Structured English Immersion (SEI) and English as a Second Language (ESL) (3)**
OR
45-clock hour workshop completion certificate from an approved provider (Transcript evaluation required)
OR
AEPA Exam: Structured English Immersion (Passing AEPA Exam Score-Anticipated 2016-2017)
NOTE: If you have taken EDU220 or EDU232, you do not need EDU251.
0-3 20 Hours Field Experience VIRTUAL
Sem 1 EFE262AC* Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Drama Education I** 3
Sem 1 EDU276* Classroom Management and Behavioral Analysis ** 3 12 hours Field Experience Site-based
Sem 2
EFE262AD* Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Drama Education II** 3
Sem 2
EDU262AA*

EDU262AB*
Dramatic Arts Methods and Curriculum Development for Elementary**
OR
Dramatic Arts Methods and Curriculum Development for Secondary**
4 10 hours Field Experience Site-based
     Total Required for Renewal 14-17
 
**Rio TIR staff will register you for all courses. Payment arrangements must be made by the Wednesday prior to your scheduled start date.

Documentation Needed: Responsibility of:
Completion of 50% of program coursework with a minimum 3.0 GPA including transfer credits – one month prior to intern certificate expiration. Student
Application for extension of intern certificate –submit to Rio Salado Student
If not already completed, register for Elementary or Secondary Professional Knowledge portion of AEPA/NES.  Passing scores to Rio prior to end of Year 2. Student
Submit RSC official transcript for application extension. Student
RSC must provide proof of satisfactory progress. Rio Salado College

Start Date Course Course Title Credits Practicum
Sem 3 EFE262AE*

Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Drama Education III**
Grade is not posted unless all coursework has been completed with a "B" or better

3
Sem 3 EDU262AA*

EDU262AB*
Dramatic Arts Methods and Curriculum Development for Elementary**
OR
Dramatic Art Methods and Curriculum Development for Secondary**
4 10 Hours Field Experience Site-based
Sem 4 EFE262AF*

Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Drama Education IV**

3
 Sem 4  POS220

POS221

POS222
U.S. and AZ Constitution (3 cr)
OR
Arizona Constitution (1 cr)
AND
U.S. Constitution (2 cr)
OR U.S. and AZ Constitution – Passing AEPA Exam Score (transcript evaluation required)
0-3  
Sem 4 EDO100-103* Alumni Orientation 0
     Total 10-13  
     Total Program Credits 24-30  

Documentation Needed: Responsibility of:
Complete Institutional Recommendation (IR) for certification Rio Salado

* Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
**Rio TIR staff will register you for all courses. Payment arrangements must be made by the Wednesday prior to your scheduled start date.