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Student Teaching

In order to student teach, you must complete both of the following:

  1. Go to your Advisor and get registered for the Student Teaching course.
  2. Go to the Office of Clinical Education’s Student Teaching Information Meeting and then complete their application process by submitting all the forms listed on this page.

Student Teaching Pre-requisites:

    Note: A failure to complete these will result in a loss of your student teaching placement!

  • Students must have all major coursework completed prior to Student Teaching (with the exception of Literacy dual major students).
  • Students must submit their 100/150 hours fieldwork timesheets along with summary sheet to the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in Library Room 320.
  • Students must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at Graduate level or 2.75 at the Undergraduate level.
  • Students must have completed the fingerprinting process and received an approval clearance.

Waivers of Student Teaching

Note:  The New York State Department of Education is no longer allowing waivers of Student Teaching for Childhood teacher certification, and may phase out all other waivers.


Preparing for Student Teaching - Steps and Documents to Submit:

Download the Preparing for Student Teaching - Steps and Documents to Submit PDF file (click link)

NOTE: All documents for applying for student teaching must be delivered to the Clinical Education Office, Room 310, Library.



Withdrawal from or Postponement of Student Teaching after having Registered:

 If you are unable to student teach after submitting these forms to the Office of Clinical Education, a written request for Withdrawal/Postponement with your signature on it must be received by Dr. Hogan.