Beyond Education


The mission of the education program at Thomas College is to prepare students to become compassionate and excellent teachers committed to reflective practice and dedicated to working collaboratively with children, families, and communities.

The Thomas College elementary education program is certified by the State of Maine and designed to fulfill the State of Maine endorsement in elementary education. Upon completion of the endorsement requirements, and the passing the State of Maine Department of Teacher Certification assessment, students are eligible to apply for initial student certification.


Student Teacher
Student Teacher's Application

Portfolio Assessment Rubric
Student Assessment of Student Teaching Experience

Cooperating Teacher
Cooperating Teacher Payment Form
Formal Observation
Informal Observation Form
Informal Observation Check List
Mentor Evaluation Form
Placement Checklist
Teacher/Mentor Assessment of Student Teacher

Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities

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Thomas College. Beyond Education.