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Year 1 Schedule

COVID-19 impact on practicum courses

Key Dates 2020-2021

Total hours in Practicum: 469 (67 days)

January 6 – April 1, 2020 – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (3 days/week)
April 6. – May 28, 2020 – Tuesday through Friday (4 days/week)

  • There may be exceptions for approved customized schedules.
Winter term
Practicum start date Wednesday January 6, 2021 (or earlier/later)
Orientation Checklist due Day 2 of practicum
Learning Contract due

Checklist II due

February 5, 2021
February 15-19, 2021 Family Day and Reading Week (no practicum)
Midterm evaluations due March 19, 2021
Good Friday; students exempt from practicum Friday April 2, 2021
Tuesday-Friday schedule commences
4 days (if applicable)
 Tuesday April 6, 2021
Final evaluations due Friday May 28, 2021

Field Instructor Professional Development 2020-2021

Date and Location Event Registration
Friday December 11, 2020
9:00 to 10:30am
Via Zoom
Professional Development: Orientation and Integrating Theory and Practice
Facilitator:  Clara Ho
Registration (required)
Friday January 15, 2021
9:00 to 10:30 am
Via Zoom
Professional Development: Reviewing Beginnings and Learning Contracts Registration (required)
Friday January 22, 2021
9:00  to 10:30 am
Via Zoom
Professional Development: Power and Authority 
for field instructors and students
Facilitator:  Clara Ho
Registration (required)
Friday February 5
9:00 to 10:30 am
Via Zoom
Professional Development: 
Mid-term Evaluation
Facilitator: TBA
Registration (required)

Student Meetings and Workshops

Info Session on the Practicum I Assignment Process
Date and time: Wednesday October 21, 2020 12:00 to 1:15 p.m. via Zoom
Materials: YEAR-I-Practicum-Orientation-October-21-2020
Registration (required)

Date and Location Event Registration
Wednesday October 21, 2020
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Location: via Zoom
Practicum Information Session:
Practicum I assignment process
Registration (required)
Tuesday January 5, 2021
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Locations: TBA
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #1 FFL assignments will be viewable on the Practicum Administration System (PAS) in December 2020.
Friday January 22, 2021,
9:00 to 10:30 am
Professional Development for field instructors and students:  Power and Authority
Facilitator: Clara Ho
Registration (required)
Monday January 25, 2021
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #2
Tuesday January 26, 2021
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Panel Discussion:
Me?  A Field Instructor????
Registration (required)
Monday February 8, 2021
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Student Forum on Practicum Registration (required)
Monday February 22, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 pm
Student Info Session:  Practicum Opportunities offered separately from the PAS (competitive practicums, off-schedule practicums, and practicums outside of the GTA) for Year 1 students planning for their Year II practicums in the Fall Registration (required)
Monday March 8, 2021
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #3
Monday April 5, 2021
12:00 to 1:15 pm

Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #4
Monday April 5, 2021

 

Drop in with questions for Practicum Coordinator Mindy Coplevitch about the the Year 2/Advanced Standing Practicum Matching Process.