Faculty Advisor

Goulet, John A.

Faculty Advisor

Staley, John N.


This Report is written for the completion of my practicum. I completed the practicum in the Spring 2016 semester and have written this report in A-Term, 2016. The report can be broken down into four major sections: background information on the Massachusetts education system, an argument for my proficiency in what the Massachusetts DoE calls the “essential elements” of teaching, a discussion of my WPI education and the demographics of my classes, and appendices. The twofold purpose of the report is (a) to argue for my proficiency in the essential elements and (b) to demonstrate readiness for a Massachusetts teaching certification. Chapters 2-7 satisfy the first purpose; the rest of the report satisfies the latter.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

October 2016

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences