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Music Education

The Teacher in Residence 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 24-30 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 content knowledge 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 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)
                       
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 14-17  


Documentation Needed: Responsibility of:
Completion of 50% of program coursework with a minimum 3.0 GPA including transfer credits. 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


Course Course Title Credits Practicum
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
EDU263AA

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

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

Grade not posted until all 2nd semester coursework has been completed.
3
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
   Total 10-13  
   Total Program Credits 24-30  

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


** Indicates that IVP fingerprint clearance is required prior to enrollment.