1 Post-Baccalaurat Program Application Post-Baccalaurat Chcklist Us th chcklist to hlp you confirm that you ar submitting a complt application. Application Tachr Crtification Enrollmnt Form & Paymnt Essay Transcripts Criminal History Disclosur Statmnt Notarizd Tsting Rquirmnt Copy of on of th following Praxis 1 or Praxis Cor, ACT, GRE, SAT Scors Halth History/Immunization Form Profssional Bhavior Policy last 2 pags Compltd packts may b maild to: Towson Univrsity Dpartmnt of Scondary and Middl School Education 8000 York Road Towson, MD Or Hand-dlivrd to Hawkins Hall Room 404 F Application Dadlin: Non. Applications ar accptd throughout th yar.
2 Dar Prospctiv Studnt: Thank you for inquiring about our post-baccalaurat tachr prparation program in th Dpartmnt of Scondary and Middl School Education. Our program offrs profssional ducation courss to studnts sking ligibility for tachr crtification through th Maryland Stat Dpartmnt of Education (MSDE). Th Dpartmnt of Scondary and Middl School Education Towson Univrsity 8000 York Road Towson, MD t f Dr. Trry Brkly Chair Qustions? Contact Josi Irvin Administrativ Assistant A prospctiv studnt with a Bachlor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachlor of Scinc (B.S.) would typically slct from th contnt aras listd blow which will corrlat with th major in which thy arnd thir dgr. Howvr, if you ar slcting a contnt ara othr than th contnt ara in which you rcivd your dgr, plas b awar that thr will b additional cours rquirmnts in th nwly chosn contnt ara. This will b dtrmind by th chairprson of th dpartmnt upon rviw of your application and shard with you in a subsqunt mting. Th Dpartmnt of Scondary Education offrs crtification programs in th subjct aras of: Middl School Options (Grads 4 9) Scondary Options (Grads 7 12) Biology History & Social English & Math Math & Social Studis Chmistry Studis English & Scinc Math & Scinc Earth, Spac, Scinc Physics English & Social Studis Scinc & Social English Spanish Studis Frnch Rquirmnts for Admission Minimum cumulativ 2.75 GPA A compltd baccalaurat dgr Submission of th Admission Matrials listd blow No dadlin Admission Matrials (continud on rvrs sid) Plas complt th following and mail to: Th Dpartmnt of Scondary and Middl School Education Towson Univrsity 8000 York Road Towson, MD For Hand Dlivry only: Hawkins Hall Only complt packts will b accptd. 1. Application form(s) - Post-Baccalaurat studnts submit both th Undrgraduat/Post-Baccalaurat Crtification Only Information Form and th Tachr Crtification Enrollmnt Form. 2. Essay Using your xprinc with childrn, schools and tachrs, discuss your dsir to tach and its importanc to your futur. Limit: On and a half to two pags (doubl-spacd, word procssd).
3 4. CRIMINAL HISTORY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT Notarizd. Fr Notary availabl in HH 404F and HH 303. Bring 2 forms of pictur idntification. 5. CHANGE OF MAJOR/MINOR FORM Only undrgraduats nd to complt this procss. Go to: on th lft sid of th scrn is a gray mnu ara - click on Changing your Major or Minor. You will b promptd to login. Complt th form, print and submit with your application matrials. If you hav alrady compltd this stp, plas print anything showing SCED or PMSE/MSED as part of your acadmic plan. 6. PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR POLICY Rad ntir documnt. Complt and sign last two pags. 7. ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION- If you mt th rquirmnts, w will notify you by - mail within 14 businss days aftr submission. If you do not mt th rquirmnts, w notify you by -mail along with rcommndations. 8. COURSES YOU MAY TAKE in anticipation of bing accptd into th program-- You may rgistr for Cor and Introductory Education Classs which ar listd in th documnt titld Rquird Education Courss. Th courss ar: COMM 131 (for SCED only) Fundamntals of Spch Communication (3) SCED 304 Education, Ethics, and Chang (3) SCED 305 Adolscnt Larning, Dvlopmnt, and Divrsity (3) ISTC 301 Intgrating Instructional Tchnology (3) SPED 301 Introduction to Spcial Education K-12 (3) 9. TEST SCORES REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO SCED 341 or MSED 342 and highr, which bgins th Profssional Program. Rtain a copy of your scors as you will nd thm in th futur. Provid a copy of ONE (1) of th following bulltd tsts blow to your advisor: PRAXIS I Scors bfor August 31, 2014 will b accptd until August 31, Minimum composit scor of 527. PRAXIS CORE aftr August 31, You must pass ach catgory: Rading, Writing, and Math. Plas s for mor information about PRAXIS tsts. ACCEPTABILITY OF BASIC SKILLS: PRAXIS I AND PRAXIS CORE Tst takrs must mt th critria listd on for ach tst. Prsntd qualifying scors on: PRAXIS I Rading PRAXIS I Writing PRAXIS 1 Math Nds to prsnt qualifying scors on: PRAXIS CORE Rading PRAXIS CORE Writing PRAXIS CORE Math X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X SAT takn aftr 2005, math and critical rading composit scor of 1100 **Subjct to chang SAT - takn btwn 4/95 and 2005, math and vrbal composit scor of 1100 SAT - takn prior to 4/95, math and vrbal composit scor of 1000 ACT - composit scor of 24**Subjct to chang GRE - (Graduat Rcord Examinations) rvisd Gnral Tst: composit of th combind vrbal and quantitativ scor of 297. Candidats who took th GRE tst prior to Sptmbr 2011 will us th old composit scor of 1000 math and vrbal composit scor of FINAL INTERNSHIP (Studnt Taching) GPA Rquirmnts 2.75 minimum GPA in your major/contnt fild 2.75 minimum GPA ovrall 3.00 minimum GPA in profssional ducation courss Kp for your rcords
4 POST-BACCALAUREATE MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAM Administrd by Th Dpartmnt of Scondary & Middl School Education Rquird Education Courss FOR STUDENTS MATRICULATING ON or AFTER FALL 2011 INTRODUCTORY COURSES SCED 305 Adolscnt Larning, Dvlopmnt, and Divrsity (3) Prrquisit PSYC 101 ISTC 301 Intgrating Instructional Tchnology (3) Prrquisit Non May b takn bfor bing admittd to program or throughout th program SPED 301 Introduction to Spcial Education K-12 (3) Prrquisit Non May b takn bfor bing admittd to program or throughout th program PROGRAM COURSES Studnts must b accptd into th program and provid accptabl Praxis I, Praxis Cor, SAT, ACT or GRE scors to thir advisor to gain prmission to tak th following classs in squnc. MSED 342 Principls of Middl Lvl Education (3) fild xprinc includd, transportation/travl tim rquird Prrquisit SCED 305 SCED 460 Using Rading and Writing in th Scondary School (4) takn concurrnt with SCED 342 T a k n T o g t h r T a k n T o g t h r MSED 499 Intrnship in Middl School Education (3) Application Rquird. Takn at Profssional Dvlopmnt Schools (PDS) immdiatly prior to Final Intrnship and concurrnt with Mthods of Taching Major Subjct and MSED 461 MSED 461 Taching Rading in th Middl School Contnt Ara (3) Mthods of Taching Major Subjct (3) Rquird 2.75 GPA. Each subjct ara is rotatd within on smstr. Mthods of Taching Major Subjct (3) Rquird 2.75 GPA. Each subjct ara is rotatd within on smstr. English MSED 367 Mathmatics MATH 424 & 425 Scinc SCIE 381 Social Studis MSED 365 MSED 401 Analyzing Studnt Taching (2) concurrnt with Studnt Taching MSED 462 Sminar: Taching Rading in th SCED Contnt Aras (1) concurrnt with Studnt Taching FINAL INTERNSHIP (6) FINAL INTERNSHIP (6) English MSED 383 Mathmatics MSED 426 Scinc MSED 393 Social Studis MSED 389 FINAL SEMESTER MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Taching Crtificat Rquirmnt PRAXIS II Studnt must tak and pass both Middl School Praxis II tst for crtification. 5047: Middl School: English/Languag Arts 5169: Middl School: Mathmatics 5440: Middl School: Scinc 5089: Middl School: Social Studis Thr is no pdagogy tst rquird for Middl School crtification in th stat of Maryland P r o f s s i o n a l Y a r STUDENT TEACHING GPA REQUIREMENTS 2.75 Major 2.75 Ovrall 3.00 Profssional Education Kp for your rcords rv.10/03/2014
5 POST-BACCALAUREATE SECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAM Rquird Education Courss FOR STUDENTS MATRICULATING ON or AFTER FALL 2011 INTRODUCTORY COURSES SCED 305 Adolscnt Larning, Dvlopmnt, and Divrsity (3) Prrquisit PSYC 101 ISTC 301 Intgrating Instructional Tchnology (3) Prrquisit- Non May b takn bfor bing admittd to program or throughout th program SPED 301 Introduction to Spcial Education K-12 (3) Prrquisit-Non May b takn bfor bing admittd to program or throughout th program PROGRAM COURSES Studnts must b accptd into th program and prsnt a copy of accptabl Praxis I, Praxis Cor, SAT, ACT or GRE scors to thir advisor in ordr to gain prmission from th advisor to tak th following classs in squnc. Takn Togthr SCED 341 Principls of Scondary Education (4) fild xprinc including transportation & travl Prrquisit SCED 305 tim rquird - also offrd during summr smstr. SCED 460 Using Rading and Writing in th Scondary School (4) takn concurrnt with SCED 341 T a k n T o g t h r T a k n T o g t h r SCED 499 Intrnship in Scondary Education (6) Application Rquird. Takn at Profssional Dvlopmnt School (PDS) immdiatly prior to Studnt Taching and concurrnt with Mthods of Taching Major Subjct and SCED 461 SCED 461 Taching Rading in th Scondary Contnt Ara (3) Mthods of Taching Major Subjct (3) Must b takn smstr prior to Final Intrnship studnt taching Rquird GPA: 2.75 English SCED 357 F A L L Biology SCIE 380 Frnch SCED 353 Spanish SCED 353 O N L Y Chmistry SCIE 380 Math MATH 423 C O U R S E S Earth/Sp/Sci SCIE 380 Physics SCIE 380 Final Intrnship (Studnt Taching) (12) Bgins prior to start of TU smstr. Follow your county s school systm schdul for th first day of class. Biology SCIE 393 Chmistry SCIE 393 Earth/Sp/Sci SCIE 393 English SCED 383 Frnch SCED 384 History & Social Studis SCED 389 SCED 401 Analyzing Studnt Taching (2) concurrnt with studnt taching SCED 462 Sminar in Taching Rading in th SCED Contnt Aras (1) concurrnt with studnt taching FINAL SEMESTER Physics SCIE 393 Math MATH 426 Spanish SCED 394 P r o f s s i o n a l Y a r MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Taching Crtificat Rquirmnt PRAXIS II: Examination Spcialty Ara and Principls of Larning STUDENT TEACHING GPA REQUIREMENTS 2.75 Major 2.75 Ovrall 3.00 Profssional Education Kp for your rcords rv. Spt 2014
6 Qustions? Plas contact: Th Dpartmnt of Scondary & Middl School Education Josi Irvin, Administrativ Assistant Hawkins Hall 404 F fax Application Matrials Wbsit Dr. Trry Brkly, Chair Hawkins Hall 404 D
7 TOWSON UNIVERSITY Th Dpartmnt of Scondary & Middl School Education Application Form for: Middl School Major, Scondary Education Undrgraduat Concntration/Track and Post-Baccalaurat Tachr Crtification Only Towson ID #: Expctd Graduation Smstr: undtrmind Cll Phon #: Last Nam First Nam Hom/Prm #: DOB: Addrss: Currnt Addrss: Strt City Stat Zip Prm Addrss (if diffrnt): Strt City Stat Zip MIDDLE SCHOOL MAJOR Slct Two Aras of Study Blow: English Mathmatics Scinc Social Studis UNDERGRADUATE SCED TRACK/CONCENTRATION Slct On Ara of Study Blow: Biology Chmistry Earth/Spac Scinc English Frnch History & Social Studis Mathmatics Physics Spanish Approvd Post-Baccalaurat Non-Dgr Ara of Crtification Slct On Ara of Study Blow: Biology Chmistry Earth/Spac Scinc English Frnch History & Social Studis Mathmatics Physics Spanish NOTE: Studnts ar rquird to attnd a mandatory mting prior to starting SCED 499. Mtings ar usually hld in Sptmbr and March of ach yar. Chck with your SCED ACADEMIC HISTORY: List all collgiat institutions attndd: Undrgraduat Collg/Univrsity Stat Dgr Dat Rcvd. GPA Graduat Collg or Univrsity Stat Dgr Dat Rcvd. GPA Blow For Offic Us Only: rvisd 8/2014 Th mission of th Tachr Education Unit is to inspir, ducat and prpar facilitators of activ larning for divrs and inclusiv communitis of larnrs in nvironmnts that ar tchnologically advancd. SCHOOL PTS HRS GPA Total PTS HRS GPA Nots: Application Rcivd: Application Procssd: Education Advisor: PS
8 UNDERGRADUATE TEACHER CERTIFICATION ENROLLMENT FORM ELED, SPED and ECED ar not availabl through th Tachr s Crtification program. For any K 12 programs listd blow, plas sk advising from th rlvant acadmic dpartmnt. This form should b signd by your advisr and rturnd to th Univrsity Admssions offic. Advisor or Cntr for Profssional Practic Signatur (rquird) Aras of Crtification: K-12 Programs SCED MSED (Plas chck ara of study blow.) q Art Education q Biology q Gography q Gnral Scinc q Danc q Chmistry q Grman q Social Scinc q Physical Education q Earth-Spac Scinc q History q Spanish q Halth q English q Mathmatics q Physics A non-rfundabl $25.00 f must accompany this form (Chck, Visa, Discovr or MastrCard only). Plas mak chcks payabl to Towson Univrsity. q Chck q Visa q Discovr q MastrCard Crdit Card # Exp. Signatur Sction 1. Program and Trm Indicat th trm you plan to ntr Towson Univrsity. q Spring q Summr q Fall q Minimstr Yar: Will you continu to tak classs byond th smstr indicatd abov? q Ys q No Hav you submittd an application for a prvious trm? q Ys q No For which trm did you prviously apply? q Spring q Fall Yar: Did you attnd classs? q Ys q No Sction 2a. Prsonal Data Social Scurity numbr (optional): - - TU ID (if known) Complt lgal nam: Last/Family Nam First/Givn Nam Middl Nam Prvious surnam(s): (Optional usd for matching documnts snt undr prvious nam(s); not usd to dtrmin ligibility for admission.) Dat of birth: / / Gndr: q Mal q Fmal Your addrss: Numbr and Strt/Box No. Apt. No. County ( ) ( ) City Stat ZIP/Postal Cod Country Hom Phon Cll Phon Nam of q Parnt(s) q Guardian q Spous: Thir/his/hr addrss: Numbr and Strt/Box No. Apt. No. County ( ) ( ) City Stat ZIP/Postal Cod Country Hom Phon Cll Phon Thir/his/hr mail: Sction 2b. Ethnic Origin (optional) Collgs and univrsitis ar askd by many groups and agncis, including fdral, stat and local govrnmnts, to dscrib th racial/thnic backgrounds of thir studnts. In ordr to hlp us rspond to ths survys and to rport this information, plas answr both qustions. 1. Ar you of Hispanic or Latino origin? (A prson of Cuban, Mxican, Purto Rican, South or Cntral Amrican, or othr Spanish cultur or origin, rgardlss of rac) q Ys q No 2. What is your rac? Slct on or mor of th following catgoris, as appropriat: (Th dfinitions abov and blow ar providd by th National Cntr for Education Statistics.) q Whit (A prson having origins in any of th original popls of Europ, th Middl East, or North Africa) q Black or African Amrican (A prson having origins in any of th black racial groups of Africa) q Asian (A prson having origins in any of th original popls of th Far East, Southast Asia, or th Indian subcontinnt including, for xampl, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Kora, Malaysia, Pakistan, th Philippin Islands, Thailand, and Vitnam) q Amrican Indian or Alaska Nativ (A prson having origins in any of th original popls of North and South Amrica, including Cntral Amrica, and who maintains cultural idntification through tribal affiliation or community attachmnt) q Nativ Hawaiian or Othr Pacific Islandr (A prson having origins in any of th original popls of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or othr Pacific Islands) [ 1 ]
9 Sction 3. Citiznship Ar you a U.S. citizn? q Ys q No If you ar not a U.S. citizn, plas complt this sction. If you hold a visa, prmannt rsidnt card, ar a rfug, or hav bn grantd asylum, provid photocopis of th documnts you hav bn issud. Photocopy th front and back of th prmannt rsidnt card. Country of citiznship: Country of birth: Non-Immigrant status in th U.S.: Dat of status: / / Rfug status: Dat rcivd: / / Prmannt rsidncy numbr: Dat of issu: / / Is English your nativ languag? q Ys q No If no, what is your nativ languag? FOR ISSO USE ONLY: Immigration classification Valid until Immigration status: q prmits q dos not prmit considration for in-stat tuition ligibility. (If status prmits considration, studnt applis by complting th rvrs sid of this form.) Studnt clard to nroll. ISSO, plas sign and dat: Sction 4. Military Srvic (answr all qustions that apply to you) Branch of Srvic: Dat ntrd: / / Dat rlasd: / / Wr you activ duty for at last a yar? q Ys q No Ar you a disabld vtran? q Ys q No Ar you a dpndnt of a vtran, and ligibl to rciv VA bnfits? q Ys q No Do you nd Early Out paprs to b prpard in ordr to attnd Towson Univrsity? q Ys q No Sction 5. High School History High school currntly attnding (or from which you graduatd) City Stat ETS cod numbr Dat of high school graduation/dpartur: / Sction 6. Collg or Univrsity Attndanc GED tst dat (if not a high school graduat): / Month Yar Month Yar IMPORTANT: Plas bgin with th most rcntly attndd or currnt institution. List vry school you hav attndd, whthr you arnd crdit or not. Includ concurrnt nrollmnt xprinc if courss wr takn whil in high school. Also includ any cours work attmptd, compltd or in progrss at Towson Univrsity. NAME OF INSTITUTION LOCATION DATES OF ATTENDANCE CREDITS ETS CODE (Plas do not abbrviat) (City, Stat) (Month/Yar) From / To / From / To / From / To / From / To / Disciplinary Rcord: Answr ach qustion blow. An affirmativ rspons to ithr qustion will not rsult in an automatic dnial of nrollmnt. All rlvant circumstancs will b considrd. Th univrsity rsrvs th right to rqust furthr information from th applicant to vrify th information disclosd. Providing fals information to ths qustions will b grounds for rjcting your application, or, if you ar nrolld, xpulsion. A) Ar you in good standing at all prvious institutions that you attndd and ligibl to rturn? q Ys q No If no plas xplain th rason you ar not in good standing and includ in your xplanation th nam of th institution to which you ar inligibl to rturn. B) Has disciplinary action bn initiatd or takn against you at any of th institutions you attndd? q Ys q No If ys plas xplain and includ in your xplanation th nam of th institution taking disciplinary action, th dat of th infraction, and th disciplinary action takn. [ 2 ]
10 Sction 7. Rsidncy Information for Tuition Dtrmination Do you wish to b considrd for in-stat tuition status? q Ys q No (If ys, you must complt this sction of th application.) IF ANY OF THE CATEGORIES BELOW APPLY, PLEASE CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX, PROVIDE REQUESTED INFORMATION AND/OR DOCUMENTATION, AND GO TO ITEM 10. q I am a part-tim (50%) or full-tim rgular mploy of th Univrsity Systm of Maryland or I am th spous of, or am financially dpndnt upon a parnt or lgal guardian who is, a rgular mploy of th Univrsity Systm of Maryland. Plas indicat rlationship: Plas attach a lttr of vrification from th Human Rsourcs Offic of th campus at which you or your spous or parnt or lgal guardian is mployd. q I am a full-tim activ mmbr of th U.S. Armd Forcs whos hom of rsidncy is Maryland or on who rsids or is stationd in Maryland, or th spous or a financially dpndnt child of such a prson. Plas attach a copy of your dd or las (if applicabl), or vrification from th srvic that you hav dclard Maryland as your hom of rsidncy (if applicabl); and th most rcnt assignmnt ordrs. Also, plas indicat dat of xpctd sparation from th military: q I am a vtran of th U.S. Armd Forcs who rcivd an honorabl discharg within th past 12 months and rcivd my high school ducation in Maryland. Plas attach a copy of form DD-214 and documntation of nrollmnt in a Maryland high school for a minimum of thr yars, and, graduation from a Maryland high school or rcipt of a GED diploma in Maryland. q I am ligibl for in-stat status considration undr th Maryland National Guard Nonrsidnt Tuition Exmption. I am ligibl bcaus I (1) joind or subsquntly srvd to provid a critical military occupational skill or (2) am a mmbr of th Air Forc critical spcialty cod. I undrstand that I must provid documntation of my ligibility from my Company Commandr for considration. If non of th abov is chckd, applicants sking in-stat status must complt th following qustions. Failur to complt all of th rquird itms may rsult in a non-maryland rsidnt classification and out-of-stat chargs bing applid. Rsidncy classification information is valuatd in accordanc with th Univrsity Systm of Maryland policy on rsidncy. Th applicant may b contactd for clarification of an itm, or for additional information as ncssary. PLEASE CHECK ONE: q I am financially indpndnt. I hav arnd taxabl incom and I hav not bn claimd as a dpndnt on anothr prson s most rcnt incom tax rturns (Complt itms 1 10 in Sction 7). q I am a ward of th stat of Maryland. (Plas submit documntation and go to itm 10.) q I am financially dpndnt on anothr prson who has claimd m as a dpndnt on his/hr most rcnt incom tax rturns. Nam of prson upon whom dpndnt and rlationship to applicant: a. How long hav you bn dpndnt upon this prson? b. Is th prson a rsidnt of Maryland? q Ys q No c. Addrss of this prson: d. Is this prson a citizn of th Unitd Stats? q Ys q No i. If no, typ of visa: ii. Expiration dat of visa: iii. Prmannt Rsidncy No. iv. Dat of issuanc:. Has this prson fild a Maryland stat incom tax rturn for th most rcnt yar on all arnd incom including incom arnd outsid of Maryland? q Ys q No If ys, list actual yars Maryland incom tax rturns hav bn fild within th past 3 yars. i. Yars fild: ii. If a Maryland tax rturn has not bn fild within th last 12 months, stat rason(s): f. Signatur of this prson: Continud on nxt pag [ 3 ]
11 Sction 7. Rsidncy Information (continud) Th Studnt Applicant is rsponsibl for complting itms Prmannt addrss: Lngth of tim at prmannt addrss yars months If lss than 12 months, provid prvious addrss: Lngth of tim at prvious addrss yars months 2. Is your primary rason for living in th stat of Maryland to attnd th Univrsity? q Ys q No 3. Ar all, or substantially all, of your possssions in Maryland? q Ys q No 4. Do you possss a valid drivr s licns? q Ys q No a. If ys, initial dat of issu b. In what stat? c. Most rcnt dat of issu d. In what stat?. Is this a rnwal? q Ys q No 5. Do you own any motor vhicls? q Ys q No a. If ys, initial dat of rgistration? b. In what stat? c. Most rcnt dat of rgistration d. In what stat?. Is this a rnwal? q Ys q No 6. Ar you rgistrd to vot? q Ys q No a. If ys, in what stat? b. Dat of rgistration: c. Wr you prviously rgistrd to vot in anothr stat? 7. Hav you fild a Maryland stat incom tax rturn for th most rcnt yar? q Ys q No If ys, list yars you hav fild Maryland incom tax rturns within th past 3 yars. a. Yars fild: b. If you did not fil a tax rturn in Maryland within th last 12 months, stat rason(s): 8. Is Maryland stat incom tax currntly bing withhld from your pay? If no, plas xplain. q Ys q No 9. Do you rciv any public assistanc from a stat or local agncy othr than on in Maryland? q Ys q No a. If ys, plas xplain. I crtify that th information providd is complt and corrct. I undrstand that th univrsity rsrvs th right to rqust additional information if ncssary. In th vnt th univrsity discovrs that fals or mislading information has bn providd, th studnt applicant may b billd by th univrsity rtroactivly to rcovr th diffrnc btwn in-stat and out-of-stat tuition for th currnt and subsqunt trms. 10. Signatur of Applicant Dat [ 4 ]
12 Sction 8. Charactr and Conduct Answr all thr qustions. An affirmativ rspons to any of ths qustions will not rsult in an automatic dnial of nrollmnt. All rlvant circumstancs will b considrd. Th Univrsity rsrvs th right to rqust furthr information from th applicant to vrify th information disclosd. In addition, applicants who ar admittd may b rquird, as a condition of participation in crtain programs, to complt a Criminal History Consnt Form and agr to a criminal background chck. Providing fals information to any of th qustions st forth blow will b grounds for rjcting an application, or, if you ar admittd, xpulsion. A. Hav you bn convictd of a criminal offns othr than a minor traffic violation? q Ys q No If ys, plas xplain and includ in your xplanation th crim(s) for which you wr convictd, th court whr th conviction was ntrd and th cas dockt numbr. B. Do you currntly hav criminal chargs pnding against you othr than a minor traffic violation? q Ys q No If ys, plas xplain and includ in your xplanation th criminal chargs that ar pnding, th court whr th chargs ar pnding and th cas dockt numbr. C. Hav you vr rcivd a lss than honorabl discharg from th military srvic? q Ys q No If ys plas xplain: Sction 9. Candidat s Agrmnt (plas rad carfully and sign) I crtify that th information providd on this form is corrct. I undrstand that th univrsity rsrvs th right to rqust additional information if ncssary. Immunization Rquirmnts: Studnts planning to tak a cours at TU at any tim must mt th univrsity s immunization rquirmnts. I acknowldg that I must provid proof of immunization (Immunization Rcord), to th Dowll Halth Cntr. I undrstand that failur to provid proof of immunization may dlay rgistration from furthr smstrs. For mor information about Immunization Rcords plas contact: th Dowll Halth Cntr ( ) or Univrsity Admissions ( ). Th Halth Form and Immunization Rcord ar availabl onlin at th Dowll Halth Cntr Wb sit (http://www.towson.du/dowllhalthcntr/halthforms.asp). In th vnt th univrsity discovrs that fals or mislading information has bn providd, th Studnt Ptitionr may b billd by th univrsity rtroactivly to rcovr th diffrnc btwn in-stat and out-of-stat tuition for th currnt and subsqunt smstrs. Failur to giv complt and accurat information may also rsult in th cancllation of rgistration privilgs. I agr to abid by th ruls, policis and rgulations of Towson Univrsity, including thos concrning th unlawful us of drugs or alcohol. Policy can b found in th Undrgraduat Catalog, Appndix F. In complting this form, I accpt and agr to abid by th policis and rgulations of Towson Univrsity concrning drug and alcohol abus and undrstand that th unlawful us of drugs or alcohol will subjct m to th pnaltis containd in thos policis and rgulations. Signatur Dat Mail to: Towson Univrsity Admissions Fax: Phon: York Road Towson, MD [ 5 ]
13 1 Criminal History Disclosur Statmnt CRIMINAL HISTORY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE Studnt: Studnt ID No.: Dat: Plas rad carfully As a prrquisit to th placmnt of ducation majors in fild xprincs, th Cod of Maryland Rgulations rquirs studnts to complt th following Criminal History Disclosur Statmnt. Studnts ar also rquird to updat th information containd in this Disclosur Statmnt basd on any changs in or additions to thir criminal history until th tim thy graduat or othrwis cas thir nrollmnt at Towson Univrsity. ************************************************************************************* Hav you vr bn convictd of, pld guilty to nolo contndr with rspct to, or rcivd probation bfor judgmnt with rspct to a crim against childrn, in Maryland or any othr jurisdiction? As dfind in Articl 27, 35C of th Annotatd Cod of Maryland, a crim against childrn includs child abus and sxual abus of a child (s rvrs sid of this pag). YOU NEED NOT PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST YOU THAT HAVE BEEN EXPUNGED. No Ys Hav you vr bn convictd of, pld guilty or nolo contndr with rspct to, or rcivd probation bfor judgmnt with rspct to, a crim of violnc? Crims of violnc ar dfind in Articl 27, 643B of th Annotatd Cod of Maryland (s rvrs sid of this pag). YOU NEED NOT PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST YOU THAT HAVE BEEN EXPUNGED. No Ys If your answr to ithr of th prcding qustions is ys, plas xplain fully attach xplanation to this statmnt, spcifying th natur and dat of th offnss(s), th nam and location of th court(s) and th disposition(s), or outcom(s), including th sntncs(s) imposd, if any. I hrby dclar and affirm undr pnaltis of prjury that th contnts of th forgoing Disclosur Statmnt ar tru and corrct and complt to th bst of my knowldg, information and blif. I undrstand that I am obligatd, and hrby agr, to updat th information containd in th Disclosur Statmnt basd on any changs in or additions to my criminal history until such tim that I graduat or othrwis cas my nrollmnt at Towson Univrsity. I also undrstand that th failur fully and accuratly to complt and updat th Disclosur Statmnt could rsult in action bing takn against m, including rmoval from a fild placmnt and/or dismissal from Towson Univrsity. I hrby authoriz Towson Univrsity and thir agnts, mploys and rprsntativs to invstigat, utiliz and dissminat th Disclosur Statmnt, and any information containd thrin or drivd thrfrom,
14 2 Criminal History Disclosur Statmnt for any and all purposs associatd with my fild placmnt and ducation profssion in th Stat of Maryland or any othr jurisdiction. I hrby rlas, discharg and xonrat Towson Univrsity and thir agnt, mploys and rprsntativs from any and all liability, loss, claims and/or damags or vry natur and kind arising out of, or in any way rlatd to, th Disclosur Statmnt, th information containd thrin or drivd thrfrom and th invstigation, dissmination or us throf. Studnt s Signatur (do not sign until instructd by Notary) Printd Nam of Studnt Local Addrss: Local Phon Numbr: 35C. Causing abus to child. 643B. Mandatory sntncs for crims of violnc. (2) Crim of violnc dfind; corrctional institutional dfind. - As usd in this sction, th trm crim of violnc mans abduction; arson in th first dgr; kidnapping; manslaughtr, xcpt involuntary manslaughtr; mayhm and maiming, as prviously proscribd undr 384, 385, and 386 of this articl; murdr rap; robbry; robbry with a dadly wapon; carjacking or armd carjacking; sxual offns in th first dgr; sxual offns in th scond dgr; us of a handgun in th commission of a flony or othr crim of violnc; and attmpt to commit any of th aforsaid offnss; assault in th first dgr; and assault with intnt to commit a sxual offns in th first dgr, and assault with intnt to commit a sxual offns in th scond dgr, as ths crims wr prviously proscrib undr formr 12 of this articl. Th trms corrctional institution includs Patuxnt Institution and a local or rgional jail or dtntion cntr. (A) Dfinitions. (1) In this sction th following words hav th manings indicatd. (2) Abus mans: (i) Th sustaining of physical injury by a child as a rsult of crul or inhuman tratmnt or as a rsult of a malicious act by any parnt or othr prson who has prmannt or tmporary car or custody or rsponsibility for suprvision of a child, or by any houshold or family mmbr, undr circumstancs that indicatd that th child's halth or wlfar is harmd or thratnd thrby; or (ii) Sxual abus of a child, whthr physical injuris ar sustaind or not. (3) Child mans any individual undr th ag of l8 yars. (4) Family mmbr mans a rlativ of a child by blood, adoption, or marriag. (5) Houshold mmbr mans a prson who livs with or is a rgular prsnc in a hom of a child at th tim of th allgd abus. (6) (i) Sxual abus mans any act that involvs sxual molstation or xploitation of a child by a parnt or othr prson who has prmannt or tmporary car or custody or rsponsibility for suprvision of a child, or by any houshold or family mmbr. (ii) Sxual abus includs, but is not limitd to: 1. Incst, rap, or sxual offns in any dgr; 2. Sodomy; and 3. Unnatural or prvrtd sxual practics. (Do not writ blow this lin. To b compltd by Notary) STATE OF COUNTY OF Subscribd and sworn bfor m this day of, 20. Notary Public Rvisd 4/2012
15 FA]LURE TO RETURN YOUR FORM BY THE DEADLINE WILL AFFECT YOUR ACCESS TO CLASSCHEDULING TO SON I.lNtvFnslTv Dowll Halth Cntr 8000 York Road Towson, MD Tl Fax Dar Nw Studnt: Wlcom to Towson Univrsity! W hop your stay hr is a halthy on. Th Dowll Halth Cntr offrs you a broad rang of primary car, halth promotion and disas prvntion srvics. All rgistrd studnts ar ligibl to us th Halth Cntr. Visit our wbsit for hlpfu I dtai ls : u/dowl I halthcntr. Don't forqt to complt vour Halth and lmmunization Form Th Univrsity has mandatory pr-ntranc immunization rquirmnts that apply to all graduat dgr and crtificat candidats. Th rquirmnts ar listd in Part lll of your Pr- Entranc Halth Form. This part must b compltd and signd by a halth car providr. Plas rturn th attachd halth form promptly by mail or fax to th Dowll Halth Cntr. Kp a copy for your rcords. All forms must b rcivd by Jun 1 for fall trm or Dcmbr 1 for spring trm or within 4 wks of rciving your rgistration packt. Failur to submit your form will affct your accss to class schduling and will block you from rgistration for subsqunt smstrs. Additional copis of th halth form may b found on our wb sit. Us th link calld Halth Forms to download th appropriat form. Call us if you hav qustions. For your convninc, th Dowll Halth Cntr offrs all rquird and rcommndd immunizations at a rasonabl cost which can b billd to your tuitton account. Call th Halth Cntr a and rqust an immunization appointmnt. Halth lnsuranc - No studnt can afford to b without adquat halth insuranc to covr an unxpctd srious injury or illnss. Th Univrsity sponsors an xcllnt insuranc plan availabl to any graduat studntaking 6 or mor class crdits or taking thsis crdit. lt works in conjunction with th Dowll Halth Cntr which acts as your primary car providr. A brochur dscribing th Towson Studnt Halth Insuranc Plan will b maild to you by th insuranc company ovr th summr and is also availabl onlin at our wbsit. Click on Studnt Halth Insuranc to viw th brochur or nroll onlin. Th plan can b purchasd for a full yar (August 1S-August 14), or for Spring-summr trm from lat January through August 14. lf you ar uninsurd, hav insuranc from anothr stat, or if you blong to an HMO or othr plan that rstricts whr you must obtain car whil at school, I would strongly suggst you considr nrolling th Towson SHIP plan. W apprciat your coopration and look forward to srving your halth car nds. Sincrly, Jan Halprn M.D., Dr. P.H. Dirctor of Halth Srvics
16 PLEASE COMPLETE AND SUBMIT HEALTH FORM IMMEDIATELY OR YOU MAY JEOPARDIZE YOUR CLASSCHEDUTE! U.5. CITIZEN OR PERMANENT RESIDENT ' t I t PART l: To b compltd by studnt. All lnformation is strictly confidntial. No informatton will b rlasd without your consnt ^-+ i ^-^ Ld)L t\dt ltts First Nam NII Sx:DN/DF TUID# Addrss Trm Entrd: D Fall D Sorino of var: Prmannt Addrss Studnt Signatur EMERGENCY CONTACT (lf attndlng classs at Towson campus) Nam Hom Phon Work Phon Mobil Phon HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION (Plas complt if attnding classs at Towson campus) Plan Subscribr's Nam Policy ld# Group # Phon numbr to call for authorizations HEALTH INFORMATION (Plas complt if attnding classs at Towson campus): ALLERGIES: Pias rst any allrgis to drugs blow. Also, list any allrgis to food, insct stings, tc. Nam of drug or othr allrgy Typ of raction Nam of drug or othr allrgy Typ of raction MEDICATIONS: List all mdications you tak rgularly, lncluding contracptlvs and non-prscriptton drugs: Nam of drug Strngth/dosag Nam of drug Strngth/dosag Plas tll us about any chronrc halth conditions, disabilitis, chronic/srious illnsss that may tmpact your halth status whil attowson Univrsity: '18 PART ll. PARENTAL CoNSENT T0 TREATMENT OF A MINOR (lf studnt will b undr at arrival on campus) I hrby authoriz th profssional staff of th Dowll Halth Cntr of Towson Univrsity to carry out 0r to rqust such dragnostic and thraputic masurs for my son/daughtr as may b considrd ncssary or advisabl by th trating providr. I also authoriz th rlas t0 othr physicians who may b trating my son/daughtr, rlvant mdical information as t0 tratmnt providd my son/daughtr through th univrsity's Studnt Halth Srvic. I undrstand I will b notifid as soon as possibl in th vnt of llf-thratning iilnss or injury S cr.rrr,r nf Parnr I n:l Gr.,ard udlt REV ],09
17 STUDENT NAME: Dat of Birth: (mm/dd/yy) I U IU f PART III. REQUIRED AND SUGGESTED IMMUNIZATIONS This form must b compltd and signd by a halth car providr. R=Rquird S =Suggstd VACCINE DOSE 1 DOSE 2 DOSE 3 Antibody Titr Rsultsl R Masls-Mumps-Rublia2 Attach Copy R rctdr ru)- urpr r rtrl ro- Prtussisr History of Disas Tdap Boostr: l l Prinary Srs (rcommndd) at ast 5 yrs. tr ys D No aftr last dos of Td. (N/ay b g vn simultanous y wlth N/nactra.) c0rnprr / Td Boostr: l l S S S Hpatitis 85 Variclla6 HPVi A++..h 4^^', ArLOLIr LUpy A++--k r^^,, HLLdLT I LUpy TUBERCULOSIS SKIN TEST: Rquird ONLY if you wr born or hav lrvd outsid th Unitd Stats or Canada for mor than six months Intradrmal PPD (Mantoux) skin tst prformd in th U.S. wlthin th last yar. TB Tin Tst or Monovac NOI accptabl. A. Dat PPD orformd: Dat PPD rad*: -- Rsult*: mm lnduration (Must b rad within hrs ) B. lf PPD is pos tiv, attach copy of official ngativ chst X-ray rport prformd in Unltd Stats aftr th posltiv PPD tst (Do not snd copy of actual X-ray.) C. Documnt any tratmnt you hav rcivd for ithr a posit v TB skin tst or actlv tubrculosis disas: Mdication rctvd EXEMPTION FROM REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS: tr Mdical (Lttr f rom halth car providr xplaining contraindicatlon to spcific vaccin(s).) Dats of tratmnt D Rligious (Rqust for Exmption For must b compltd and notarlzd. Form is availabl at Dowll Halth Cntr.) HEALTH CARE PROVIDER (PRINT NAME): n-+^ UdLE. HEALTH CARE PROVIDER SIGNATURE: rmustattachcopyofantibodytitrrsults,notiustntr"positiv"or"ngattv" I Two doss of Masls-Mumps-Rublla (N/MR) at last on month apart, grvn on or aftr first birthday ar rquird. May substitut blood '1957, titrshowing immunityto masls, mumps and rublla. Studnts born bfor Jan.1, prsumd immun to masls, mumps, rublla r Primarysrisrquird(DTP,DlDTaporTd).Boostr(TdaporTd) withinl0yarsofspt. 1,2009. t Quadrivalnt vacctn rquird of studnts living on campus unlss waivr signd. On dos of Conjugat prfrrd. Polysaccharid accptabifgivnonoraftrspt l,200t.stronglyrcommnddforall ntringstudnts.vaccinavailablatdowll HalthCntr. ' Hpatitis B vaccin sris or titr proof of immunity strongly rcommndd. May b rquird for Halth Profssions studnls. 6 Variclla vaccin sris or titr proof of immunlty strongly rcommndd. May b rquird for Halth Profssions studnts.2doss(l2wksapartfor <l2yarolds,4wksapartfor>13yarolds.) \ I I HPV vaccin strongly rcommndd for womn ag 9-26 yars. Vaccin availabl at th Dowll Halth Cntr. TOWSON UNIVERSITY REV 109 Thinking Outsid
18 Studnt Copy--Rad ntir documnt. Sign and dat last pag, front and back and submit with application TOWSON UNIVERSITY EDUCATION PROGRAM PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR POLICY¹ Introduction and Rational Th Tachr Education Excutiv Board (TEEB) has a rsponsibility to th ducation community to nsur that individuals whom Towson Univrsity rcommnds to th Stat of Maryland for crtification ar highly qualifid to join th ducation profssion. Th taching profssion rquirs strong acadmic prparation, mastry of pdagogy, and othr profssional comptncis. Th profssion also rquirs non-acadmic profssional bhaviors, such as intrprsonal skills, which ar as critical to succss as thos in th acadmic domain. Th goal of this Profssional Bhavior Policy is to hlp candidats dmonstrat profssional bhaviors in a school nvironmnt. This documnt sts forth thos ssntial profssional bhaviors for th ntir ducation unit. A profssional bhavior policy srvs svral important functions, including, but not limitd to: (a) providing information to thos considring taching carrs that will hlp such studnts in thir carr dcision-making; (b) srving as th basis for fdback providd to studnts throughout thir taching program rgarding thir progrss toward mastry of all program objctivs; and (c) srving as th basis for th final assssmnt of attainmnt of graduation rquirmnts and rcommndation for crtification. All candidats in ducation programs ar xpctd to dmonstrat thy ar prpard to work with studnts and adults in ducational sttings. This prparation rsults from th combination of succssful compltion of Towson Univrsity courswork, fild/intrnship xprincs, and th dmonstration of profssional bhavior that all ducators should possss. Ths profssional bhaviors ar outlind blow. EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR STATEMENT Th Tachr Education Excutiv Board (TEEB) rsrvs th right for ach dpartmnt/program to rfus, dny, or rvok th application for admission to profssional ducation programs or continuation in profssional ducation programs of any studnt whos obsrvd bhavior is dmd incongrunt with stablishd guidlins of profssional bhavior. As a profssional disciplin, ducation is vstd by th public with a trust and rsponsibility rquiring th highst idals of profssional srvic. All tachr ducation studnts agr to accpt th rsponsibility to adhr to th highst thical standards of profssional bhavior. Placing th importanc of profssional bhavior and dutis abov on s own convninc is th cornrston of profssionalism. All tachr ducation studnts ar rsponsibl for undrstanding dpartmnt- and program-spcific profssional xpctations. In addition to fulfilling all acadmic rquirmnts, succssful compltion of all fild xprincs rquirs dmonstratd profssional bhavior including, but not limitd to, punctuality, attndanc, profssional attir, discrtion, rspct for confidntiality, ffctiv and appropriat communication with Univrsity and schoolbasd studnts and prsonnl, and accptanc of divrsity. All tachr ducation studnts must xhibit bhaviors consistnt with th Univrsity's Cod of Bhavior and stablishd profssional practic in ducational and clinical sttings. Succssful compltion of all fild xprincs is a rquirmnt for continuation in th ducation program. ¹Adaptd from th Univrsity of Maryland, Collg Park (2005) Collg of Education Tchnical Standards Policy. Usd with prmission Program Expctations of Bhavior Th Education Program s Expctations of Profssional Bhavior ar groupd into thr catgoris: Communication/Intrprsonal Skills, Emotional and Physical Abilitis, and Prsonal and Profssional Bhavior.
19 Candidats nrolld in an ducation program must: Communication/Intrprsonal Skills xprss thmslvs ffctivly in standard writtn and oral English in ordr to communicat concpts, assignmnts, valuations, and xpctations with mmbrs of th larning community such as Univrsity faculty, studnts, parnts, administrators, and othr staff o Candidats writ clarly and us corrct grammar and splling. Thy dmonstrat sufficint skills in writtn Standard English to undrstand contnt prsntd in th program and to adquatly complt all writtn assignmnts, as spcifid by faculty. o Candidats communicat ffctivly with othr studnts, faculty, staff, and profssionals. Thy xprss idas and flings clarly and dmonstrat a willingnss and an ability to listn to othrs. o Candidats dmonstrat sufficint skills in spokn Standard English to undrstand contnt prsntd in th program, to adquatly complt all oral assignmnts, and to mt th objctivs of fild placmnt xprincs, as spcifid by faculty. hav communication skills that ar rsponsiv to a varity of prspctivs rprsntd in divrs classrooms and/or othr profssional nvironmnts o Candidats apprciat th valu of divrsity and look byond slf in intractions with othrs. Thy must not impos prsonal, rligious, sxual, and/or cultural valus on othrs. o Candidats dmonstrat thir awarnss of appropriat social boundaris btwn studnts and ducators and thir radinss to obsrv thos boundaris. hav th ncssary intrprsonal comptncis to function ffctivly with studnts and parnts/guardians, and to function collaborativly as part of a profssional tam o Candidats dmonstrat positiv social skills in profssional and social intractions with faculty, collagus, parnts/guardians, and studnts. o Candidats dmonstrat th ability to xprss thir viwpoints and ngotiat difficultis appropriatly, without bhaving unprofssionally with instructors, prs, or studnts. Emotional and Physical Abilitis b abl to work appropriatly with tim constraints and dadlins, to concntrat in distracting situations, to mak subjctiv judgmnts to bst srv th nds of studnts, and to nsur safty in th classroom and in mrgncy situations o Candidats dmonstrat th ability to work with frqunt intrruptions, to rspond appropriatly to unxpctd situations, and to cop with variations in workload and strss lvls. o Candidats dmonstrat th ability to multi-task and to adapt to and display flxibility in changing situations. o Candidats possss th ability to mak and xcut quick, appropriat, and accurat dcisions in a complx, strssful nvironmnt. o Candidats maintain composur and continu to function wll in a myriad of situations. hav th physical stamina to work a contractual day and prform xtndd and additional dutis of a school profssional such as parnt confrncs, aftr-school vnts, and othr assignd dutis o Candidats xhibit motor and snsory abilitis to attnd and participat in class and practicum placmnts. o Candidats tolrat physically dmanding workloads and to function ffctivly undr strss. Prsonal and Profssional Bhavior arriv on tim for profssional commitmnts, including classs and fild xprincs
20 o Candidats mt dadlins for cours assignmnts and program rquirmnts. A pattrn of rpatd absncs, latnss, and failur to mt dadlins in courss or fildwork is not accptabl. sk assistanc and follow suprvision in a timly mannr, and accpt and rspond appropriatly to constructiv rviws of thir work from suprvisors o Candidats rflct on thir practic and accpt constructiv fdback in a profssional mannr. Thy dmonstrat th ability to act upon appropriat suggstions and rasonabl criticism. o Candidats ar flxibl, opn to nw idas and willing to modify thir blifs and practics to bst srv th nds of thir studnts. dmonstrat attituds of intgrity, rsponsibility, and tolranc o Candidats dmonstrat honsty and intgrity by bing truthful about background, xprincs, and qualifications; doing thir own work; giving crdit for th idas of othrs; and providing propr citation of sourc matrials. o Candidats intract courtously, fairly, and profssionally with popl from divrs racial, cultural, and social backgrounds and of diffrnt gndrs or sxual prfrncs. o Candidats must not mak vrbal or physical thrats; ngag in sxual harassmnt; bcom involvd in sxual rlationships with thir studnts, suprvisors, or faculty; or abus othrs in physical, motional, vrbal, or sxual ways. o Candidats dmonstrat th ability to undrstand th prspctivs of othrs and th ability to sparat prsonal and profssional issus. o Candidats xhibit accptanc of and ar abl to mak appropriat adjustmnts for xcptional larnrs. o Candidats protct th confidntiality of studnt and collagu information unlss disclosur srvs profssional purposs or is rquird by law. show rspct for slf and othrs o Candidats xhibit rspct for all Towson Univrsity and school prsonnl, prs/collagus, studnts, thir parnts/guardians, and community mmbrs. o Candidats know cll phon us is prohibitd during class hours (including txting). o Candidats ar fr of th influnc of illgal drugs and alcoholic bvrags on univrsity prmiss and fild placmnts. Thy ar xpctd to abid by th Towson Univrsity Cod of Studnt Bhavior. o Candidats dmonstrat th ability to dal with prsonal and profssional strssors through th us of appropriat coping mchanisms. Thy handl strss ffctivly by using appropriat slf-car and by dvloping supportiv rlationships with collagus, prs, and othrs. o Candidats us sound judgmnt. Thy sk and ffctivly us hlp for mdical and motional problms that may intrfr with scholastic and/or profssional prformanc. o Candidats raliz thir rprsntations on th intrnt will b considrd within th scop of thir profssional dmanor. projct an imag of profssionalism o Candidats dmonstrat appropriat prsonal hygin. o Candidats drss appropriatly for thir profssional contxts. o Candidats possss maturity, slf-disciplin, and appropriat profssional judgmnt. o Candidats attnd and assist as ndd in lssons bing obsrvd. o Candidats dmonstrat good attndanc, intgrity, honsty, conscintiousnss in work, and tamwork.
21 social mdia policy o Th sam principls and guidlins that apply to studnts activitis in gnral also apply to thir activitis onlin. This includs all forms of onlin publishing and discussion, including blogs, usr-gnratd vido and audio, social ntworks and othr social mdia applications. Th Intrnt is nithr anonymous nor forgtful, and thr is no clar lin btwn on s profssional lif and prsonal lif on a social mdia sit. Tachr candidats nd to wigh vry posting for how it affcts thir ffctivnss as tachrs. Implmntation and Rviw Procdurs Each program of ducation will introduc this policy, and candidats will rciv a copy of th Program s Profssional Bhavior Policy and sign a Profssional Bhavior Policy Acknowldgmnt Form prior to th ntry of th clinical xprincs. Candidats in th programs will b rquird to submit an updatd Profssional Bhavior Policy Acknowldgmnt Form prior to ntry into th Profssional Yar. At various points (.g., fild xprincs) candidats will b notifid of Profssional Bhavior inadquacis that may prvnt thm from progrssing through thir program. Documntation and consnsus rgarding th studnt's functioning will b sought bfor any action is takn. Candidats who xprinc dficincis in any aras will b ncouragd to sk appropriat profssional hlp from Towson Univrsity or othr sourcs. If th problm sms to b byond rmdiation, th candidat s continuation in profssional programs, graduation, or rcommndation for crtification may b dnid. Assistanc for Individuals with Disabilitis Profssional bhavior may b mt with or without accommodations. Th Univrsity complis with th rquirmnts of Sction 504 of th Rhabilitation Act and th Amricans with Disabilitis Act of Thrfor, Towson Univrsity will ndavor to mak rasonabl accommodations with rspct to its bhavior standards for an applicant with a disability who is othrwis qualifid. "Disability" shall man, with rspct to an individual, (1) a physical or mntal impairmnt that substantially limits on or mor of th major lif functions of such individual; (2) a rcord of such an impairmnt; or (3) bing rgardd as having such an impairmnt. Th Univrsity rsrvs th right to rjct any rqusts for accommodations that ar unrasonabl, including thos that would involv th us of an intrmdiary that would rquir a studnt to rly on somon ls's powr of slction and obsrvation, fundamntally altr th natur of th Univrsity's ducational program, lowr acadmic standards, caus an undu hardship on th Univrsity, or ndangr th safty of studnts or othrs. For all rqusts for accommodations, studnts should contact Towson Univrsity's Disability Support Srvics ( ) and follow stablishd univrsity policy and procdurs. Unlss a studnt has xprssly waivd his or hr privilg to confidntiality of mdical rcords providd to substantiat ithr a disability or a rcommndation for an accommodation, program administrators to which such information has bn communicatd shall maintain such information in a mannr that prsrvs its confidntiality. Undr no circumstancs shall such information bcom part of a studnt's acadmic rcords.