Dakota State University student Sharee Galbraith is student teaching during the fall semester in Harrisburg. Galbraith is an elementary education/special education major from Winner.
To be accepted into the teacher education program, students must maintain a 2.6 cumulative grade point average and a 2.7 in their major. They must successfully pass the Praxis Pre-Professional Skills Test and the Praxis content exam in their area of preparation, and successfully complete all coursework and field experiences. Candidates work in multi-cultural settings, special education classrooms, regular education classrooms, and volunteer settings with K-12 children prior to acceptance into student teaching.
The majority of student teachers are placed in districts within a 60-mile radius of Madison.