Liability Issues Related to Field Experience

  • You are only permitted to be in the classroom with students under the supervision of your mentor teacher
    • You should not be left alone to supervise students if your mentor teacher leaves the room.
    • You should not be expected to fulfill the role of a substitute teacher if your mentor teacher is out.
    • Your mentor teacher is aware of these restrictions.
  • At times, situations may occur in a classroom that require intervention of a professional, licensed teacher or administrator.  You should refrain from intervening within these situations. Allow your mentor teacher or an administrator to handle the situation.