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Cooperating/Associate Teachers

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Determination of Placements

Final determination of placements is at the discretion of the school district. The general guidelines are:

  • Full time professional member of teaching staff
  • Certified in the subject area in which the student is seeking certification
  • Tenured with a minimum of 3 years successful school teaching experience
  • A desire and ability to mentor student teachers within the College of Education’s conceptual framework, the school’s program and the student teacher’s goals and objectives
  • Able to provide a diverse setting in which a candidate can develop proficiency in meeting the needs of all students
  • Has the potential and expectation for candidates to use technology to facilitate teaching and learning
  • Recommendation of the principal