TEP II interviews are held each Fall and Spring semester. A sign up sheet for interview time slots is posted in the main office of Bone Hall. Please come by Bone Hall or contact the School of Education and Public Service office to sign up for an interview time and to be aware of paperwork requirements and submission dates.
CANDIDATES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT ALL VERIFICATION FOR EACH REQUIREMENT IS SUBMITTED TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE INTERVIEW. Candidates who do not have proof of meeting certain requirements may still interview, but their acceptance into TEP Phase II will be deferred until proof is provided to the School of Education and Public Service.
Cooperating School personnel will be present at interviews and candidates should consider this interview as an important first in making contacts and first impressions with teachers and principals from area schools.
The interview will follow this protocol:
Professional dress and manner are expected at the interview.|
The interview panel will be composed of at least three interviewers composed of CU Faculty, P-12 administrators or faculty, or other community members.|
One of the Interviewers will serve as the facilitator.|
Interviewers will ask questions based on the items on the Interview Ratings Sheet. Interviewers may ask the candidate for clarification of responses.|
Interviews are scheduled in 1/2 hour blocks.|
Interviewers will complete a rating sheet for each candidate.|
There are three possible outcomes to the interview:
Acceptance: the candidate is accepted into the Teacher Education Progression, Phase II.|
Denied acceptance: the candidate is denied progression through the checkpoint unless specific conditions are met; candidates may reapply the following semester. Candidates may only reapply once.|