The practicum experiences are central to the Doane Education experience. Students complete a minimum of 240 hours working in public and private schools prior to student teaching. These courses provide a foundation for all other coursework.
Students take a series of courses dedicated to methodology in each of their content areas.
Student teaching is a full-time semester experience. Students with two majors are required to take two full-time semester experiences.
Graduate coursework is completed in the summer after graduation.
Support for the first year teacher is provided in a variety of ways.