Field experience is a required component of Marywood's education programs. It provides teaching candidates with
Teaching candidates are required to participate in a field placement (urban, suburban, or rural) every semester from freshman through senior year.
Prior to the student teaching semester, candidates participate in an intensive, supervised "block" practicum. This block is three to five full-days for a minimum of one semester. Candidates are able to
Candidates must accumulate at least 190 field hours before student teaching. This includes a minimum of 12 weeks of pre-student teaching.