Student Teaching Applications

Before You Apply

Meet with your Academic Advisor for an accurate list of program requirements.

When to Apply

Student Teaching Applications are due two semesters prior to student  teaching. For fall teacher candidates, the deadline is November 1. For spring teacher candidates, the deadline is April 1.

How to Apply

You can apply through one of the links below.
General Education Application
Special Education Application

Forms & Handbook

Provided below are a few forms that students may need throughout their student teaching experience. In addition, the Student Teaching Handbook is available as resource for students to help them meet the student teaching requirements.

  • Student Teaching Goals Form (PDF): Use this form to submit your goals for student teaching to your university supervisor and cooperating teacher.
  • Student Teaching Handbook (PDF): This handbook details the expectations, policies and procedures students should understand and follow during their student teaching experiences.
  • Student Teaching Leave of Absence Form (PDF): Use this form to request time-off during your student teaching. This form must be submitted 48 hours in advance of a planned absence.
  • Teacher Observation Form (PDF): Use this form to document your experience observing other classrooms during your student teaching.
  • EdTPA-Referenced Lesson Template (PDF): This form will help you design a lesson using the parts essential for the EdTPA.
  • Consent Forms
    • English version of Consent Form (PDF): Use this form to obtain consent from all English speaking students and other adults who appear in your edTPA video clips.
    • English version of Hmong Consent Form (PDF): Use this form to obtain consent from all English/Hmong speaking students and other adults who appear in your edTPA video clips.
    • Hmong version of Consent Form (PDF): Use this form to obtain consent from all Hmong speaking students and other adults who appear in your edTPA video clips.
    • Somali version of Consent Form (PDF): Use this form to obtain consent from all Somali speaking students and other adults who appear in your edTPA video clips.
    • Spanish version of Consent Form (PDF): Use this form to obtain consent from all Spanish speaking students and other adults who appear in your edTPA video clips.