Student teaching, observations and internships

Requirements for student teaching

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

Requirements for classroom observations

Submitting a classroom observation application:

  • all classroom observation requests are submitted through Recruiting and Hiring
  • to begin a new Classroom Observation Application, find the click the Apply button next to the applicable CLASSROOM OBSERVATION REQUEST in Job Listings
  • after your information is complete, you will receive a confirmation number and your information will be saved allowing you to return at any time to submit additional applications
  • a new application will be required each semester

After your application is submitted:

  • you will receive a verification letter within 3 days of observation period or submission of background check
  • contact the campus Principal to request observation permission
  • once you are given permission, sign in and out at the campus office
  • wear visitor badge entire time of observation

Observation windows

  • 1st Semester – Sept. 1 through Nov. 19, 2021
  • 2nd Semester – Feb. 1 through April 1, 2022

Observation application deadline

  • 1st Semester – Nov. 16, 2021
  • 2nd Semester –March 29, 2022

Requirements for internships

The following steps must be followed when an internship is requested by an individual, university, or outside entity:

  • email Alex Rivera the applicant's name and all internship details, including start/end dates, time, etc.
  • internship applicant must fill out the GISD online application
  • all interns must be fingerprinted and the cost for fingerprinting is the responsibility of the applicant
  • once fingerprinting is cleared, Alex Rivera will email the GISD department contact so that they can place the intern accordingly


Contact us

For more information about student teaching, contact:

Kishawna Wiggins
Recruitment Coordinator

Contact us

For more information about classroom observations, contact:

Anel Gonzalez
Human Resources Specialist