Student teaching and observations

Requirements for student teaching

  • University or college must contact Human Resources to request placement
  • Substitute teacher online application required
  • Fingerprinting must be completed prior to beginning student teaching
  • Attend mandatory student teacher orientation
  • Read the Student Teacher Handbook

Student teacher request deadlines

  • Fall semester:  Deadline August 1
  • Spring semester:  Deadline December 1 

Classroom observation procedures

  • Submit observation criminal background check form and copy of picture ID
  • Within 3 days of observation period or submission of background check receive verification letter
  • Contact campus Principal to request observation permission
  • Sign in and out at the campus office once given permission
  • Wear visitor badge entire time of observation

Observation Window

  • Spring 2017 - February 1 through March 31, 2017
  • Summer – June 9 through June 23, 2017
  • 1st Semester – September 8 through October 30, 2017
  • 2nd Semester – February 1 through March 30, 2018

Contact us

For more information about student teaching, contact:

Gaylon Garrison 
Recruitment Coordinator 

Alex Rivera-Pagan
Recruitment Coordinator

Contact us

For more information about classroom observations, contact:

Anel Hernandez
Human Resources Specialist

Teena Johnson
Human Resources Specialist