Education

Student Resources

The Education Department faculty and staff want to ensure teacher candidates have knowledge of resources available for personal, professional, and career counseling as well as academic support services.

Apply to the Program

Students complete their application to the Education Department during the semester in which they are enrolled in EDUC 379A Educational Psychology.

Program Advising Worksheets
Student Teaching

Students typically do their student teaching their final semester of college, once all other program requirements have been completed. 

Field Placement Request Form

Students enrolling in a course with a communicated practicum requirement will complete the Field Placement Request Form. Students can anticipate communication by email from their faculty instructor informing them of this requirement.

Education Minnesota Student Membership
Directions for students to purchase liability insurance and membership to Education Minnesota:
  1. Visit Membership & Benefits > Aspiring educator: https://educationminnesota.org/membership-benefits/join-now/aspiring-educator/.
  2. Scroll down the page and click on “Online Application” for the student enrollment and renewal form.
  3. BE SURE to check the correct membership year below the “Check My Membership Status” box.
  4. Complete the form and follow the rest of the directions. The $28 fee can be paid by either credit card or debit card.
  5. You should receive a membership verification by email (which should take about five minutes or so).
  6. Refund/Rebate on liability insurance (after graduation):
    • Education Minnesota states that when you’re hired by a school district, Education Minnesota will pay you $20 for every year you’ve been a member as long as you have verification. For example, you purchased insurance from your First Year through Senior Year (4 years x $20) $80.00 will be refunded to you. All you have to do is save your membership verifications and be ready to present them. Find information to apply for a rebate of a portion of your dues under the heading “Dues”: https://educationminnesota.org/membership-benefits/join-now/aspiring-educator/.
Education Club

Education Club is a student-run organization for current education majors and minors as well as prospective students. You can connect with them via Facebook at CSB and SJU Education Club.

CSB and SJU Teacher Education Costs
MTLE Licensure Study Preparation

Practice questions for the MTLE Elementary Education Earth and Space Science test can be accessed here.
If you have questions about or need access to the Education Department’s Mometrix eLibrary MTLE study resources, please contact [email protected].

Lesson Plans:
New Students:
Campus Resources:
Presentations:
Taskstream Guides

The Education Department utilizes Taskstream for assessment, accreditation, and student e-portfolios.

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Tracey Birr
Office Manager
CSB HAB 125
320-363-5709