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Field Experiences

Department of Education


Professional Day Meetings

The Office of Field Experiences has a Professional Day that is REQUIRED of all teacher candidates that will going out into schools over the semester. There is a general session together and then break out sessions across campus. All teacher candidates will choose their break out sessions in one of their Block courses. You may receive your Block placements during Professional Day. 


Fall 2019: Friday, September 6, 2019 in the Kirby Ballroom

Required at Professional Day (You cannot be placed in schools unless the following is completed):

  1. Receipt from purchasing Education Minnesota Liability Insurance. You can obtain the insurance with a credit card. Insurance is only good until August the year of purchase. So if you purchased Fall or Spring, you will need to purchase it again for the following Fall.
  2. Completed Background Check.
  3. Mantoux test results and confidentiality form if placed in Superior. You will be contacted by Office of Field Experiences if this applies to you.
  4. Other district paperwork as needed.

UMD Field Experience Contacts:

Office of Field Experiences Director

Office of Field Experiences Support

James Sersha
Chris Engen