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Music 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 Music Education program are preparing to teach grades
K-12. This program requires 34 credits including in-person field experiences in both elementary and secondary teaching methods as well as 12 credits of full-time student teaching. Students must verify content proficiency through the passing score 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 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


Course Course Title Credits Field Experience
EDO100-101* Introduction to the Teacher in Residence programs
0



Start Date Course Course Title Credits Field Experience
Sem 1 EFE251* 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 EFE263AC*

Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Music Education I**

Grade not posted until all 1st semester coursework has been completed
3
Sem 1 EDU276* Classroom Management and Behavioral Analysis ** 3 12 Hours Field Experience Site-based
Sem 2
EFE263AD* Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Music Education II**

Grade not posted until all 2nd semester coursework has been completed.
3
Sem 2 EDU263AA*

EDU263AB*
Music Methods and Curriculum Development for Elementary**
OR
Music Methods and Curriculum Development for Secondary**
4 10 Hours Field Experience Site-based
Sem 2 EDU287AA* Master Teacher Seminar I: Common Core 1
Sem 2 EDU263AD* Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Music Education II ** 3
     Total Required for Renewal 14-17  


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 EFE263AE*

Intern Certificate Student Teaching Lab K-12 – Music Education III**

Grade is not posted unless all coursework has been completed with a "B" or better
3
Sem 3 EDU263AA*

EDU263AB*
Music Methods and Curriculum Development for Elementary**
OR
Music Methods and Curriculum Development for Secondary**
4 10 Hours Field Experience Site-based
Sem 4 EFE263AF*

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

Grade not posted until all 2nd semester coursework has been completed.
3
Sem 4 POS220

POS221

POS221
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 ED100-103TIR 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.
** Indicates that IVP fingerprint clearance is required prior to enrollment.