Summer Compass

Field Placement: Summer Practicum Experience for Graduate Education Students

For students in qualifying Master of Education Initial licensure programs, an opportunity to do part of your student teaching practicum in Summer Compass, a summer learning program in a Cambridge public school.

Office of Field Placement

Liesl Martin, Director

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

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

Lucia Fernandez, Summer Compass Administrative Coordinator

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

Office: 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

Current Students Interested in Summer Compass

Dates for 2017 Summer Compass Practicum

March 1: application due
May 12: date by which all required MTELs must be passed
June 10: Match event - an opportunity for accepted candidates and site mentor teachers to meet
June 26–June 30: orientation/set-up week
July 5–August 11: program dates

Apply now for Summer 2017!

Summer Compass 2016

Summer Compass 2016: the theme was the Summer Olympics, which extended into every subject in every classroom, as well as onto the playing fields outside. Both students and student teachers learned and grew. Read more.

PS hands outside spot