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Student Teaching Center

Student teaching is the final step in gaining teacher licensure. After completing all coursework in the MAT program, students must enroll in the Student Teaching Seminar course associated with the specific program content area.

Official student teaching placement requests are made only by the Student Teaching Center through the appropriate designated officials whether at the district office or school building level.

Student Teaching Eligibility Requirements:

MAT candidates begin the student teaching application process by completing the Student Teaching Meeting Part I (online) and attending the Student Teaching Meetings Parts II and III (in person). The application deadline is the third Friday of September (for spring semester assignments) and the third Friday of February (for fall semester assignments).

Licensure candidates must complete the following to be eligible to student teach:

  • Have been formally admitted to the MAT teacher licensure program.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in all MAT coursework.
  • Successfully complete all courses required for MAT licensure.
  • Provided proof on a passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II Elementary Education Content Area Exam

The Student Teaching Office is located in West Classroom 136E. For more information about student teaching, contact the Student Teaching Center.