Student Opportunities

At Lasell College a variety of internship opportunities are available to students. In the education department, students will student teach in spring of their senior year.

Practicum/Student Teaching
Student teachers attend the site full time (Monday - Friday) for the full semester. Working under the supervision of specific teachers, they take on increasing responsibility for planning, teaching, and evaluating lessons; interacting with children; and managing all aspects of the classroom. For two weeks near the end of the placement, student teachers take over the full day, including all planning, teaching, and management.

Recent Opportunities:

MacArthur Elementary, Waltham
Williams Elementary, Newton
Lincoln-Eliot Elementary, Newton
Holland Elementary, Boston (Dorchester)

Freshman Tutoring
Freshman Requirements: Tutoring in America Reads, Wednesdays at Williams (math), or other formal setting approved by ED 110 instructor. Licensure students begin teaching young learners in their first year at Lasell. These structured tutoring programs give them experience in meeting various needs and using appropriate materials.

Recent Opportunities:

America Reads: Williams Elementary, Newton
Lincoln-Eliot Elementary, Newton
Boston Renaissance Charter School
America Counts: Boston Renaissance Charter School
Wednesdays at Williams: Math tutoring at Williams in Newton

Sophomore, Junior Pre-Practicum
Sophomore Requirements: 25 hours each semester connected to literacy methods courses. Junior Requirements: 25+ hours each semester connected to literacy, math, and/or science methods courses. Students work in specific classrooms with assignments specific to methods courses in which they are enrolled. Assignments begin with observing the classroom teacher and aspects of organizing for particular subjects, and include planning, teaching, and assessing using materials and objectives appropriate to the grade level and subject.

Recent Opportunities:

MacArthur Elementary, Waltham
Whittemore Elementary, Waltham
Williams Elementary, Newton
Lincoln-Eliot Elementary, Newton
Ward Elementary, Newton

Senior Pre-Practicum
Senior Requirements: 150+ hours in fall (pre-practicum) and 300+ hours in spring (practicum). Students attend the site two full days per week for the full semester. Working with one teacher, they take responsibility for various aspects of the curriculum. By the end of the semester, they have planned and taught lessons in all subjects.

Recent Opportunities:

MacArthur Elementary, Waltham
Williams Elementary, Newton
Lincoln-Eliot Elementary, Newton
Ward Elementary, Newton
Bowen Elementary, Newton
Holland Elementary, Boston (Dorchester)
Natick High School, Natick

News Highlight

Lasell Alum Honored with National Educator Award  Friday, October 10, 2014Medford, Mass. fifth grade teacher and Lasell undergraduate alum Anthony Petrelis ’05 has been honored as the only educator in Massachusetts to receive the 2014 national Milken Educator Award.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium