Field Placement

An application is required for student teaching placements for the Early Childhood/EC SPED, Elementary, Secondary, K12 Art, K12 PE, and K12 Music teaching programs.

Student Teaching Application Materials:

Prior admission to Teacher Education is required before being placed for student teaching or taking any 300 or 400 EDUC/EDSE courses.

Intern & Mentor Orientation - EC/Elementary/Secondary

Elementary & Secondary edTPA Portfolio Resources

Timelines & Schedules for Internship

Elementary & Secondary

K12-Only: Orientation, Timelines, Portfolio and Final Intern Presentation (FIP)

K12 Orientation

K12 Timelines

K12 Portfolio & FIP

Assessment Forms - ALL Programs

Field Experience Log and Templates

Misc. Forms

Undergraduate Application to the Teacher Education Program


Teacher Licensure

Praxis/PLACE Licensure Testing

State and National Teaching Standards and Assessment Tool

Coordinators & Advisors

Faculty Coordinators:

  • Department Head & Secondary: Dr. Blake Bickham
  • Elementary: Dr. Lisa Friel
  • Regional Elementary: Denise Hoctor
  • K-12: Dr. Nick Bardo
  • Initial Teacher Licensure: Dr. Cynthia Chovich
  • Special Education/Exceptional Learners: Dr. Ann Gillies


  • Administrative Assistant: Mary Kienietz
  • Program Support Coordinator: April Chandler