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Questions? Email COE the Advising Center at coe_advising@emich.eduPhysical Education
  • The physical education teacher candidate documents 100 clock hours of experiences with children in grades K-12.
  • At least 50 clock hours must be with a licensed physical educator in an appropriate setting.
  • At least one experience needs to be in an urban or multicultural classroom. Teacher candidates should seek as many diverse pre-student teaching field experience placements as possible.
  • Clock hours are documented in the log in the Pre-Student Teaching Portfolio Development for Physical Education Majors workbook. Clock hours require signatures.
  • As long at it is age-appropriate, and in a teaching/learning context, some field experiences hours can come from religious education, coaching, tutoring, scouting, etc.
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