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Teacher Candidate -- A Teacher Candidate is a student who has: 

1) declared an undergraduate major and has been admitted into the undergraduate teacher education program;

2) admitted into a graduate teacher education program with initial licensure; or

3) admitted into a post-baccalaureate endorsement program.

Teacher Candidate Internship Application NEW DEADLINES, effective Spring 2013:

Internship Application Deadlines

2013-2014 Teacher Candidate Internship Handbook

Teacher Candidate Internship Applications

2011 Fall Teacher Candidate Internship Placements

2011-2012 Teacher Education Handbook

Acknowledgement Letter for Student Teaching Orientation - On Campus

Acknowledgement Letter for Student Teaching Orientation - Distance Learning

Professional Portfolio
This document explains in detail the content of the Professional Portfolio which is required to be submitted during the semester of your Teacher Candidate Internship.  
Create the ODU Professional Portfolio
This document will assist you with d
irections for reating the student teaching portfolio on LiveText

Teacher Candidate Internship Mentor Option Policy and Request Form 

School divisions in the Commonwealth of Virginia requiring a Backgroung Check  
Teacher candidates are asked to review the list and determine if the school where they are being placed for the teacher candidate internship requires a background check.  The school division human resources office will provide intructions for the candidate as to which forms to complete and where to mail the forms.

Old Dominion University Policy on Background Checks

Commonwealth of Virginia School Divisions

Virginia Teacher Salary Survey 

Teacher Direct - SOL News, SOL Events, SOL Library

Commonwealth of Virginia Critical Shortage Teaching Endorsement Areas 2010-2011  

Virginia Interstate Agreements

Graduate School Admission Tests Information:

Miller Analogies Test (MAT) 
MAT Test Preparation, available online
The MAT is available on-campus:
Experiential Learning and Testing Center
Student Success Center, Room 1000
Old Dominion University

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test   
GRE Test Preparation, available online