Alternative Practicum Experiences

Field Placement: Alternatives to a Semester-Based Practicum for Graduate Education Students

Year-long and other alternatives to the semester-based student teaching practicum.

Office of Field Placement

Liesl Martin, Director
617.349.8673

Christina Jache, Assistant Director
Programs: Early Childhood, Elementary, English as a Second Language, Visual Arts
617.349.8753

Erin Fitzgerald, Assistant Director
Programs: Special Education, Middle/High School, Instructional Technology, Reading Specialist
617.349.8400

Frances Leighton, Field Placement Program Manager; Summer Compass
617.349.8399 

Mail: Graduate School of Education Field Placement Office, 29 Everett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Office: 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

Collaborative Internships: Complete Your Entire Master's Program in PreK-12 School

We are proud to partner with a number of participating schools to offer our distinctive Collaborative Internships program. This provides candidates with a full-time placement in a participating school, in which you are a resident for 14 months, completing your practicum in the final school semester. The program leads to a Master of Education degree and licensure in one of a number of areas. Applications must be made to the participating school and Lesley. Read more about this opportunity, see a list of participating schools »