School of Education

Graduate Student Teaching
(Initial Certification)

Graduate student teaching is the culminating clinical experience for all teacher candidates who have a Bachelor's Degree and are seeking their Master's Degree and initial certification in a teacher educator program. Those teacher candidates who are anticipating completing their graduate student teaching clinical experience within the next year should review the following information below carefully.



  • The Graduate Student Teaching Application is due one year prior to the student teaching experience.


  • Please remember the following:
    • ALL documents must be completed and submitted digitally as a PDF to
    • Please remember to save the PDF with your Last name_First name_Student Teaching Application_Program.
    • Pictures taken on your phone will not be accepted.


  • Remember all student teaching applications require a resume that is in the preferred School of Education format.

Please use the following documents to help you develop your resume.

Graduate Student Teaching Program Areas

Art Education
Inclusive Adolescence
Inclusive Childhood
Inclusive Early Childhood
TESOL (Teaching English to Speaker of Other Languages)

Placement information is subject to change. Refer to the program director for specific requirements and expectations. 

Application Deadlines

The Graduate Student Teaching Application is due one year prior to the clinical experience taking place.

  • Fall: November 1
  • Spring: March 1 (not applicable to art teacher candidates)