School of Education

Field Placement Services

Field Placement Services is responsible for securing 1,000 student placements each semester. The primary purpose of fieldwork is to connect the theory and strategies learned in the Nazareth classrooms to real world applications in public schools.

Graduate students only:

Student Teaching/Practicum

Review the application requirements for your program carefully, as requirements differ between programs. Applications require a resume in the preferred student teaching format. For help with your resume visit Career Services. All students should review:

  • General Application Information 
  • Applications for undergraduate and graduate student teaching
  • Student Teaching Program Areas (listed below by major): Placement information is subject to change. Refer to the student teaching/practicum application and the program director/coordinator for each program for specific requirements and expectations. (Note: student teaching/practicum application deadlines for students in graduate programs are listed in the Course Schedule booklet.)

Student Teaching/Practicum Areas

Art Education
Graduate Inclusive Adolescent
Graduate Inclusive Childhood
Graduate Inclusive Early Childhood
Graduate TESOL
Undergraduate Adolescent
Undergraduate Inclusive Adolescent
Music Education
Undergraduate Quad Certification

Job-embedded application and guidelines

Inclusive Early Childhood, Childhood, Adolescence

Sponsor/Cooperating Teachers

Thank you for agreeing to welcome a student in your classroom. Please contact us regarding any questions or concerns you may have. Professionalism is of utmost importance to our office and we would appreciate notification should your student fail to meet your professional expectations.

Questions? Contact:

Sheryl A. Adams

Sheryl A. Adams

Field Placement Program Director in Education, School of
Golisano Academic Center 277

Application Deadlines

Student Teaching/Practicum

  • Spring 2017: April 25, 2016
  • Fall 2016: November 15, 2015

Summer 2016: November 15, 2015

Field Placement FAQs

View answers to undergraduate and graduate students' most frequently asked questions.