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Step 3: Apply for Blocks

Field Experience (Blocks)

Step 3: Apply for Blocks

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  • When to apply

    • Blocks Application Window
      Semester Application Window
      Fall Blocks See C&I Blocks for dates
      Spring Blocks See C&I Blocks for dates

       

    • To help you identify the point at which you should apply for Blocks, we have developed the table below.

      However, your path to certification will differ from others seeking the same certificate.

      The Office of Educator Preparation recommends you visit with your Academic Advisor or Graduate Advisor to figure out when you should complete the application for Blocks. NOTE: You might end up applying for Admittance and Blocks simultaneously. This is normal. 


      Your degree program Your timeline to apply
      Bachelor's + Certification At the end of your sophomore year, the fall or spring semester prior to Blocks.
      Second Bachelor's + Certification The fall or spring semester prior to Blocks.
      M.Ed. + Certification (CMED) The fall or spring semester prior to Blocks
      Teacher Recruitment Program (TRP) The fall or spring semester prior to Blocks
      Stand-Alone Teacher Certification The fall or spring semester prior to Blocks
  • How to apply

      1. Visit the Department of Curriculum and Instruction Blocks page.

      2. Follow the instructions on that page to apply for Blocks.

    • You will be notified of placement via your BobcatMail as soon as the process has been completed. 

      • These emails will carry detailed, time-sensitive instructions.
      • Check your BobcatMail daily, even on weekends and over holidays.

NOTE: If you have questions about the Blocks application, placement, or registration, please do not email OEP. Please direct your questions to the Field Based Blocks specialist.