For Host Teachers-Tk20

You will find directions on this page for using Tk20. If you have additional questions that cannot be answered from viewing the podcasts or reading the directions here, please contact the Director of Assessment, Heather Campbell (campbelh@stolaf).

To login to Tk20, visit this login page: https://tk20.stolaf.edu/campustoolshighered/start.do

For Cooperating Teachers of Early Field Experience Students

For Cooperating Teachers of Student Teacher Candidates

For Cooperating Teachers Supervising Early Field Experiences: Completing Field Experience Evaluations (link to video directions)

Please follow the directions below.

  1. If you receive an email with a direct link:
    • The link will take you directly to the student’s evaluation page. You will receive an email for each student you are hosting in your classroom.
    • Then follow the rest of the directions starting with #3 below.
  2. If you logged in:
    • Log in to Tk20 with your username and password.
    • Click on the Field Experience tab.
    • On your home page, you will see a red flag indicating that you have a pending task; click on your student’s name. If you don’t see your student’s name, and it is at the end of a semester, click on the tab Previous Field Experience Assessments. You will see your student’s name there.
    • Then follow the rest of the directions starting with #3 below.
  3. On the right hand side, you will see a section marked “Field Experience Forms,” click on the Field Experience Host Evaluation that is flagged.
  4. Complete the rubric for your student teacher; DO NOT assign a grade.
  5. When you are done, click on SAVE at the bottom of the page.
  6. That will take you back to the previous page.
  7. On the left side of the screen, your student should have completed his/her “Goal Sheet” with the attendance. Click on the tab marked Goal Sheet. Then click on the link under the heading “Name.” If you scroll to the bottom of that window, you will see the dates and hours that the student reported working with you. If you agree with that accounting, click on the “I Agree” box on the right hand side. If you do not agree, click on “I Disagree.” If you check that you disagree, likely a representative from the Education Department will be contacting you for more information.
    • If the student has NOT submitted their Goal Sheet, you may indicate your general impression about their attendance in the space provided. Click on “SAVE” so you can return to this assessment.
  8. When you are done, click on SAVE at the bottom of the page. That will take you to the previous screen.
  9. Finally, click on Early Field Experience Evaluation and Comments Form. This is an OPTIONAL form you can use to provide comments about the course-based field experience OR about concerns you may have. Once you are finished with this form, click on SAVE.
  10. If you have completed your host evaluation, the Goal Sheet verification, and the Evaluation/Comments form, now click on SUBMIT to submit the form. If you want to return to the tasks to complete at a later date, click on SAVE instead so you can return to this assessment.
  11. Once you have successfully submitted the form, you will see a GREEN CHECKMARK next to the student’s name.

If you have questions about these forms or the Tk20 process, please contact Sue Couture, Coordinator of Field Experiences and Licensure (couture@stolaf.edu) or Heather Campbell, Director of Assessment (campbelh@stolaf.edu). If you have questions or concerns about the Field Experience program, please contact Rosie Pfarr-Baker, Director of Field Experiences and Licensure (pfarrbak@stolaf.edu).

For Cooperating Teachers Supervising Student Teachers: Completing Midterm ST Assessments (for full semester placements)

Please follow the directions below.

  1. If you receive an email with a direct link:
    • The link will take you directly to the student’s evaluation page. You will receive an email for each student you are hosting in your classroom.
    • Then follow the rest of the directions starting with #3 below.
  2. If you logged in:
    • Log in to Tk20 with your username and password.
    • Click on the Field Experience tab.
    • On your home page, you will see a red flag indicating that you have a pending task; click on your student’s name. If you don’t see your student’s name, and it is at the end of a semester, click on the tab Previous Field Experience Assessments. You will see your student’s name there.
    • Then follow the rest of the directions starting with #3 below.
  3. On the right hand side, you will see a section marked “Field Experience Forms,” click on the Student Teacher Midterm Assessment Rubric that is flagged.
  4. Complete the rubric for your student teacher; DO NOT assign a grade.
  5. When you are done, click on SAVE at the bottom of the page.
  6. That will take you back to the previous page; now click on SUBMIT if you are ready to submit the form.
  7. Once you have successfully submitted the form, you will see a GREEN CHECKMARK next to the student’s name.
  8. We recommend that you and your student teacher independently complete the forms and then, during a conference, compare the two assessments focusing on areas of both agreement and disagreement (you should be able to see both forms when completed in Tk20; the student form is on the left hand side). The link you received in the email should still work to take you to the completed evaluations. The college supervisors will also see the results of the mid-term assessment activity; please feel free to visit with the college supervisor about it.

For Cooperating Teachers Supervising Student Teachers: Completing Final ST Assessments

Please follow the directions below.

  1. If you receive an email with a direct link:
    • The link will take you directly to the student’s evaluation page. You will receive an email for each student you are hosting in your classroom.
    • Then follow the rest of the directions starting with #3 below.
  2. If you logged in:
    • Log in to Tk20 with your username and password.
    • Click on the Field Experience tab.
    • On your home page, you will see a red flag indicating that you have a pending task; click on your student’s name. If you don’t see your student’s name, and it is at the end of a semester, click on the tab Previous Field Experience Assessments. You will see your student’s name there.
    • Click on your student teacher’s name to access the flagged Student Teacher Final Assessment.
    • Then follow the rest of the directions starting with #3 below.
  3. You will see a split screen. The tasks you complete are on the right.
  4. Once you have successfully SUBMITTED the forms, you will see a GREEN CHECKMARK next to the student’s name.

Field Experience Letter of Recommendation

  • Make sure that you have your student teacher’s letter of recommendation on your desktop or easily accessible on your computer. This should be a pdf file (either scanned from a paper letter or from electronic letterhead).
  • Click on the link Field Experience Letter of Recommendation.
  • You will see a button marked Choose File. Click it, and select the file you want to upload.
  • You can ignore the Comments and Grade boxes (students can see the contents of both boxes).
  • Once file is uploaded, click on Save.
  • Your student teacher and the Director of Student Teaching (Rosie Pfarr-Baker) will have access to this letter.
  • Click on “SAVE”

Student Teaching Attendance Verification Form

  • On the left side of the split screen, you need to view the student teacher’s attendance. Click on the tab marked Attendance Form.
  • You will then need to click again on the file name that is hyperlinked under the column heading “Name.”
  • Check the attendance listed in this form with your records. If you agree with the dates and reasons listed for absence, on the right hand side of the split screen, click on the radio button “I Agree.” If you notice a discrepancy, click on “Do Not Agree” and indicate your disagreement in the comment box.
  • Ignore the Grade box.
  • Click on SAVE.
  • Your student teacher, the college supervisors, and the Director of Student Teaching will all be able to see this form.

Student Teaching Final Assessment Form

  • Click on the link Student Teaching Final Assessment Form.
  • Complete the rubric for your student teacher.
  • You may enter comments in the comment box.
  • Ignore the Grade box.
  • When you are done, click on SAVE at the bottom of the page.
  • Your student teacher and the Director of Student Teaching (Rosie Pfarr-Baker) will have access to this assessment form.

Teacher Education Program Evaluation

  • Click on the link Teacher Education Program Evaluation.
  • Complete the rubric listed.
  • Indicate comments or suggestions for program improvement; your comments are greatly appreciated.
  • Ignore the Grade box.
  • Click on SAVE
  • Only the Director of Student Teaching will be able to see this form.
  • Now you are back to the previous page. If you have SAVED all your forms and are ready to submit them, click on SUBMIT. If you need to come back to complete the Attendance form or a different form, click on SAVE.