• Clinical Practice Embeds Candidates as Members of the Community

  • Participants in the clinical partnerships of the SUNY Oswego School of Education describe the significance of having teachers get to know their students well and engage deeply in their community. ELL students from Fowler High School say the TESOL residents who serve as coteachers in their class have become close friends who make them feel comfortable talking about anything. One of these residents, Courtney Schlesinger, says she’s inspired by her host teacher’s full immersion in the students’ lives. “She really dives deeper than a lot of teachers are willing to do,” she says, “so I learned a lot about the respect that the students have for you when you become a part [more]