Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education. A field experience which requires at least 20 hours of observation and assistance at the opening of a school year in a program that reflects the level and subject matter preferred by the teacher candidate. Observations include faculty meetings, preparation days and in-service workshops that take place prior to student arrival. The course also includes content dealing with child abuse. Considers the impact of abuse on student learning. Informs educators of their professional responsibilities in reporting abuse, and teaching students about prevention.