Special Circumstances Form For Secondary Practicum & Teacher Updating Program

Please fill out this form, providing details of your special circumstance.

The Teacher Education Office will do its best to arrange school placements with teacher candidate/teacher updater’s special circumstances in mind, but please be aware that not all special circumstances can be accommodated.

While every effort will be made to accommodate special circumstances, specific placements can never be guaranteed. All incoming students must be ready to accept placement at any location.

The following are not considered special circumstances:

  • Employment (it is suggested that students give their full attention to the school practicum)
  • No automobile (car pools and public transport are alternatives and are often less stressful)
  • General preference for placement in a certain district. Placements are limited and cannot be guaranteed in any given district.

Please feel free to speak directly with Cynthia Clerc, Program Manager – Practicum & Field Experience (Secondary), prior to the determination of practicum placements to discuss your situation.

Forms should be returned NO LATER than the end of the second week of classes in September.

2021/22 Special Circumstances Affecting School Placements

  • Teachable Subject(s)

  • (If applicable)
  • (e.g., use of wheelchair)
  • Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information will be used for the purpose of placing you on practicum with consideration of your special circumstances. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to teacher.ed@ubc.ca.