- Attend a workshop led by the Director of Student Teaching, Barbara West, to learn about student teaching requirements on or around October 1 for the following winter/spring and February 1 for the following fall semester. Check your email or on our announcements page for specific dates and times. After this meeting, you will fill out the Student Teaching Request Form.
- Student Teaching Application – Due mid-semester prior to student teaching
- Once an evaluation of your coursework and field experience hours is conducted, the student teaching placement staff will begin requesting a placement for you.
- Attend a seminar near the end of the semester prior to student teaching to receive your new student teaching placement and to meet your student teaching supervisor.
- After learning your supervising teacher’s name and contact information, you will email them to begin discussing your student teaching experience.
- Review the Student Teaching Handbook prior to student teaching.
Student Teaching Handbook
- Letter to Student Teaching Candidates
- Teacher Candidate Responsibilities
- Cooperating Teacher Responsibilities
- College Supervisor Responsibilities
- Activities Before Student Teaching
- Target Observation Record
- Student Teaching Contract
- Student Teaching Agreement
- Professional Readiness
- Petition for Absence
- Overview of Student Teaching Assignments
- Suggestions for Enhancing Student Teaching
- Activities During Student Teaching
- Pacing Guide – 7 Weeks
- Pacing Guide – 12 Weeks
- Expectation of Student Teaching Candidates During Student Teaching
- Observation and Evaluation
- Progress Reports and Student Teaching Termination
- Terminating a Student Teaching Placement
- Other Policies
- Activities Following Student Teaching
- Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice
- Review the Student Teaching Handbook for Cooperating Teachers prior to student teaching.
Cooperating Teacher Handbook
- Before your student teaching assignment begins, review, and sign the Student Teaching Contract with your cooperating teacher.
Click here for the Student Teaching Contract
- Student Teaching Abroad
Click Here for Information Regarding Student Teaching Abroad