Field Experience (B.Ed.) & Internship (MATL) Dates & Contacts

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Placement Coordinators

Placement Coordinators are responsible for specific programs/cohorts (subject to change during the year) but are all available to help students from all programs, if need be.




Gabrielle Ohayon [at]


Jenna Prigioniero
Phys. Ed. K/Elem Host School: Gabrielle Ohayon
Secondary Host School: Jenna Prigioniero


Annie Baldessari


Annie Baldessari

Secondary: Jenna Prigioniero
TESL: Annie Baldessari


Student teachers should not make plans to travel up to one week following a Field Experience/Internship as any days missed due to excused absences must be made up. See Policies: Absence from Field ExperienceAdditionally, attendance at co-requisite courses is often mandatory and these courses may start or end after the Field Experience/Internship. Students with unexcused absences may be removed from the field. 
Course registration opening dates and deadlines may follow a specific calendar to be communicated to students by email, and, unless otherwise noted, withdrawal deadlines are: add/drop - 2 weeks before placement; withdrawal with refund - first day of placement; withdrawal without refund - fourth day of placement.

Field Experience and Internships are to be completed in the following terms (unless done off-cycle, with permission from ISA):

  • FE1
    • K/Elem: Fall
    • Secondary
      • English, Social Sciences (Math, Science - Advanced Standing Only): Fall
      • Math, Science (4-Year Program): Summer
    • TESL: Fall
    • Music: Summer
    • Phys Ed: Summer
  • FE2
    • Summer (all programs)
  • FE3
    • Fall (all programs)
  • FE4
    • Winter (all programs)
  • IN1
    • Winter
  • IN2
    • Fall

Course Codes and Schedules

2019-2020 Academic Year

Policy reminder regarding scheduling/time commitment: Student Teachers are strongly advised not to engage in activities (e.g. employment, courses) which could interfere with the time and energy required to prepare lessons and effectively teach during their placements.Course conflicts with a field placement will not be grounds for an excused absence from the field. Student Teachers are also advised not to make plans to leave the city for 1 week (minimum) immediately after your placement - you may be required to make up days lost to illness or school closure.


Fall 2019


Third Field Experience (FE3)

  • Registration Deadline: April 22, 2019

  • Drop Deadline: Aug 20, 2019 (K/Elem, Music, Sec, TESL); Sep 30, 2019 (Phys Ed)

  • Withdrawal WITH Refund Deadline: Aug 26, 2019; (K/Elem, Music, Sec, TESL) Oct 14, 2019 (Phys Ed)

  • Withdrawal WITHOUT Refund Deadline: Sep 3, 2019 (K/Elem, Music, Sec, TESL); Oct 17, 2019 (Phys Ed)


  • The start date of FE3 is one week before the start of the Fall 2019 term.
  • Conflicting travel or work commitments will not excuse your absence from the first day/week of FE3. Students are required to be in Montreal and available to attend the mandatory pre-FE3 orientation taking place at McGill on August 26.
  • Host school start dates for B.Ed. FE3 are scheduled for Tuesday, August 27, but may vary depending on the schedule of the host school.
K/Elem EDFE 306 7960 Mon, Aug 26* Fri, Dec 6 Tue-Fri

*Mon, Aug 26 =
Mandatory pre-FE3
at McGill

Music EDFE 308 7962 Mon, Aug 26* Thu, Dec 5 Mon-Thu
Secondary EDFE 351 1132 Mon, Aug 26* Thu, Dec 5 Mon-Thu
TESL EDFE 359 1133 Mon, Aug 26* Thu, Dec 5 Mon-Thu
Phys Ed EDFE 380 6430 Tue, Oct 15 Fri, Dec 6 Mon-Fri  

Second Internship (IN2)

MATL EDIN 602/620 20449/25788/91 Mon, Sep 9 Fri, Nov 22 Mon-Fri  

First Field Experience (FE1)

  • Registration Deadline: September 8, 2019

  • Drop Deadline: Nov 4, 2019

  • Withdrawal WITH Refund Deadline: Nov 18, 2019

  • Withdrawal WITHOUT Refund Deadline: Nov 21, 2019
K/Elem EDFE 200 2323 Mon, Nov 18 Thu, Dec 5 Mon-Thu  
Secondary EDFE 200 1131 Mon, Nov 18 Thu, Dec 5 Mon-Thu  
TESL EDFE 209 2974 Mon, Nov 18 Thu, Dec 5 Mon-Thu  


Winter 2020 


First Internship (IN1)

MATL EDIN 601/610 15004/17786/7 Mon, Jan 6 Fri, Apr 3 Mon-Fri  

Fourth Field Experience (FE4)

  • Registration Deadline: September 8, 2019

  • Drop Deadline: Feb 3, 2020

  • Withdrawal WITH Refund Deadline: Feb 17, 2020

  • Withdrawal WITHOUT Refund Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
K/Elem EDFE 406 3058 Mon, Feb 17 Fri, Apr 10 Mon-Fri

FE4 dates assume the host school
has a 1-week "spring break" where
student teachers are not present at the school.

  • If student teachers are at a school
    with a longer spring break, your FE4
    will be extended accordingly.
  • If student teachers are at a school
    with no spring break, your FE4
    can be reduced in end date accordingly.
Music EDFE 407 3128 Mon, Feb 17 Fri, Apr 10 Mon-Fri
Phys Ed EDFE 480 3450 Mon, Feb 17 Fri, Apr 17 Mon-Fri
Secondary EDFE 451 1025 Mon, Feb 17 Fri, Apr 10 Mon-Fri
TESL EDFE 459 1026 Mon, Feb 17 Fri, Apr 10 Mon-Fri


Summer 2020

Dates are tentative and will be confirmed in Fall 2019!


First Field Experience (FE1)

Music EDFE 205 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 8 Mon-Fri
Secondary EDFE 200 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 8 Mon-Fri
Phys Ed EDFE 246 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 15 Mon-Fri

Second Field Experience (FE2)

K/Elem EDFE 256 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 22 Mon-Fri
Music EDFE 208 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 22 Mon-Fri
Phys Ed EDFE 373 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 22 Mon-Fri
Secondary EDFE 254 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 22 Mon-Fri
TESL EDFE 255 TBC Mon, Apr 27 Fri, May 22 Mon-Fri



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