Faculty Advisor

Goulet, John A.


This paper highlights a student teacher experience in Doherty Memorial High School in Worcester, Massachusetts. This practicum serves to purposes: to fulfill the degree requirements of Worcester Polytechnic Institute for the Interactive Qualifying Project and to fulfill the Massachusetts Department of Education teacher licensing requirements. This paper discusses the demographics of Doherty Memorial High School and how it compares to other learning institutions on the state, national and global levels. It later discusses how the student met each of the Department of Educations five professional standards for teaching. The teaching practicum experience is then discussed in specific detail.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

October 2013

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences

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