We train our future teachers to transmit a heritage of wisdom, skill and moral commitment for the next generation.

Requirements for Approval to Student-Teach

  • Be in good standing in the teacher-education program:
    • GPA of 3.0 or greater in major, minor and professional education course work.
    • GPA of 2.75 or greater overall.
    • Proficient rating or better on all building blocks within the certification portfolio.
    • Completed at least 18 part A and 18 part B human-relations hours.
    • Have evidence of possessing disposition to teach.
    • Have cleared all criminal background checks.
  • Passed the Praxis I and Praxis II exams

  • Complete and submit the student-teaching application:
    • Complete all sections of the application.
    • Print the completed application.
    • Submit to the education office in person during normal business hours.
    • Submit by Dec. 1 of the academic year (junior/third year) prior to the academic year (senior/fourth year) in which you will be student-teaching.
    • Submit appropriate fees with application.
    • Get your receipt that indicates you have submitted a complete application and associated fees.