Early Childhood Supervisor Information

Throughout the program, supervisors will need to complete documents on this page to support, monitor, and assess candidate growth. Supervisors can also reference the Student Information and Mentor Information pages from the menu on the left side of the page.

All ECE students are required to be read and understand the ECE Education Program Handbook. This handbook outlines the policies and procedures of the program. 

Supervisors will need to maintain records and complete documentation throughout each term. The ECE Field Coordinator will provide orientations for supervisors prior to the start of each term.

Please email Emilie Camp for any of the forms below.

Professional Cohort Year 1 - Junior Year

During Fall Semester, candidates in their first year of professional cohort participate in a field experience known as Preschool Practicum. During Spring Semester, students will participate in Kindergarten Practicum. The dropdown below identifies the forms supervisors are responsible for completing during Fall and Spring Semester for Practicum I candidates. The ECE Field Coordinator will provide more specific deadlines for all documents at the beginning of the term they are due.

Preschool Practicum Supervision Professional Cohort

These files must be completed during each Practicum.

Supervisors are required to document their communication with candidates and mentors throughout the entire term. These records should be submitted to the ECE Field Coordinator at the end of each semester.

Document:

  • Contact Log

Students are responsible for keeping an organized binder throughout their field experience. Supervisors will be periodically reviewing binders during school visits.

Document:

  • Binder Check

This observation form is used by university supervisors to provide written feedback to candidates on observed instruction. Candidates are encouraged to video record their instruction and use this form for self-evaluation as well.

Document: 

  • Observation Form

Our Midterm form is to be completed by the candidate and the mentor individually. After completion, the candidate and mentor will meet to discuss. A paper copy of the document will be submitted to the supervisor.

Document:

  • Midterm Form

This survey is critical to ensuring quality placements. The survey will ask you to rate your experiences the mentor teacher and placement school. This information is used for the purpose of strengthening our placement processes.

Document:

  • Supervisor Evaluation Survey

This form collects the demographic information of our university supervisors for accreditation purposes.

Document:

  • Supervisor Demographic Form

Kindergarten Practicum Supervision Professional Cohort Year One - Spring Semester

Supervisors are required to document their communication with candidates and mentors throughout the entire term. These records should be submitted to the ECE Field Coordinator at the end of each semester.Replace this text component with your accordion's content.

Document: 

  • Content Log

This observation form is used by university supervisors to provide written feedback to candidates on observed instruction. Candidates are encouraged to video record their instruction and use this form for self-evaluation as well.

Document:

  • Observation Form

This survey is critical to ensuring quality placements. The survey will ask you to rate your experiences the mentor teacher and placement school. This information is used for the purpose of strengthening our placement processes.

Document:

  • Supervisor Evaluation Survey

This form collects the demographic information of our university supervisors for accreditation purposes.

Document:

  • Supervisor Demographic Form

This document guides candidates through the process of rating themselves in several areas aligned with Ohio Standards of the Teaching Profession, EdTPA, and CAEP accreditation standards. The CPAST Individual Score Form is completed independently by the candidate, the mentor teacher, and the university supervisor. All three parties bring their completed assessments to a triad meeting to complete the CPAST Consensus Form and develop goals for their senior year field experiences.

Documents:

  • CPAST Assessment
  • CPAST Look Fors 
  • CPAST Form
  • CPAST Individual Score Form
  • CPAST Consensus Score Form
  • Upload Final CPAST Consensus Scores

 

Professional Cohort Year 2 - Senior Year

During the final year of professional cohort candidates participate in a field experience known as Internship. Candidates in internship participate in all field experiences with the same mentor teacher.

There are three stages to internship:

  • Opening School Portion of Practicum (Starts mid-August)
  • Primary Practicum (Mondays and Tuesdays in Fall Semester)
  • Internship (Spring Semester)

The chart below identifies the forms supervisors are responsible for completing during the academic year for internship year candidates. The ECE Field Coordinator will provide more specific deadlines for all documents at the beginning of the term they are due.

Internship Year Supervision -Professional Cohort Year Two

Supervisors are required to document their communication with candidates and mentors throughout the entire term. These records should be submitted to the ECE Field Coordinator at the end of the Spring Semester.

Documents:

  • Contact Log
  • Fall 2016
  • Spring 2017

 

Fall Semester -Primary Practicum - Year Two

This document guides candidates through the process of rating themselves in several areas aligned with Ohio Standards of the Teaching Profession, edTPA, and CAEP accreditation standards. This document is completed independently by the candidate, the mentor teacher, and the university supervisor. All three parties bring their completed assessments to a triad meeting to reach consensus and develop goals for Student Teaching II.

  • CPAST Assessment:
  • CPAST Look Fors
  • CPAST Form
  • CPAST Individual Score Form
  • CPAST Consensus Score Form
  • Upload Final CPAST Consensus Scores

 

Spring Semester - Internship - Year Two

This survey is critical to ensuring quality placements. The survey will ask you to rate your experiences the mentor teacher and placement school. This information is used for the purpose of strengthening our placement processes.

Document:

  • Supervisor Evaluation Survey

This form collects the demographic information of our university supervisors for accreditation purposes.

Document: 

  • Supervisor Demographic Form

These documents guide candidates through the process of rating themselves in several areas aligned with Ohio Standards of the Teaching Profession, edTPA, and CAEP accreditation standards. This document is completed independently by the candidate, the mentor teacher, and the university supervisor. All three parties bring their completed assessments to a triad meeting to reach consensus and develop goals for Student Teaching II.

Documents:

  • CPAST Assessment:
  • CPAST Look Form
  • CPAST Form
  • CPAST Individual Score Form
  • CPAST Consensus Score Form
  • Upload Final CPAST Consensus Scores

An additional document that can be used during field experiences is listed below:

This document is used by candidates and mentors to support the discussion of professional growth. In some situations, supervisors may require for CALs to be completed and submitted via e-mail to best monitor candidate success and support open communication.

The following two documents are for travel reimbursement based on mileage. The reimbursement rate for University business travel by automobile is decreased to 54 cents per mile.

The standard mileage rate for business is based on an annual study of the fixed and variable costs of operating an automobile. If you have questions about reimbursement procedures, call the Accounts Payable office at (513) 556-6746. Mileage forms can be sent through the interdepartmental mail to Amanda Grant in the Business Office (0022), or mailed to:

University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210022
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0022
Attn: Amanda Grant

The Candidate Dispositions Brief Report is an incident report used by instructors, faculty members, university supervisors, and mentor teachers to report exemplary dispositions or a concern. A concern may be a single incident or a pattern of incidents, and may include candidate language, comments, interactions, or professionalism. If a concern is documented, action at some level is required.