Field Experience Checklist

This information is intended to assist our Pre-Service Teachers in advance of their Field Experience Placements


Field Experience Checklist

Enroll in your Field Course(s)  

We encourage you enroll in your Field Experience courses early. This helps the UPE Field Experience team anticipate and recruit for your Field Experience placement. It also allows you to submit your Field Experience Information form!

Not sure which Field Course to enroll in?

Check the Registration Guides!

Learn about Field Placements

Visit our placement page to learn about our Field Experiences, placement considerations and process. This includes details about how to submit your Placement Information Form. 

Please check your UCalgary email account regularly for updates and information. 

Field Experience Overview

Review the Handbook

Please be familiar with your roles and responsibilities as outlined in the Pre-Service Teacher Field Experience Handbook. Pay close attention to the Attendance Policy, Police Information Check Requirement, and Checklists. 

Pre-Service Teacher Field Experience Handbook

Submit the Placement Information Form

Once enrolled, please submit your Placement Information Form before June 20.

More information will be provided to you, via email, in May / June.

About the Placement Information Form

Review the PIC Requirement

A current, clear Police Information Check (PIC), including a Vulnerable Sector search, is required of all students participating in field experience. Please review our PIC requirement information in advance.

Additional information will be sent to you via email. 

Police Information Check Information

Apply for your PIC, after July 1

PICs must be dated AFTER July 1st to be valid for Field Experience placements in the following Fall and Winter.

Your PIC will need to be obtained from your local Police Service.  

Please do not obtain your PIC too early – Your PIC must be dated after July 1.  

More information will be provided in late June, from the UPE Field Team. 

Police Information Check Process

Present your PIC to UPE Field

You will need to present your current and clear PIC to the UPE Field Experience team by August 24, and again to your placement site, on your first day of field experience.  

More information will be provided in late June, from the UPE Field Team. 

Police Information Check Process

Attend the Field Seminars

Pre-service Teachers in Field Experience are required to attend field experience seminars.  Field Experience Seminars are considered an integral part of the field experience and attendance is mandatory. 

Field Experience Dates & Deadlines