College of Education and Professional Studies

Contact Information

Education Building, Room 207
Phone: (405) 974-5710
Fax: (405) 974-3878

Dr. Bryan Duke
Assistant Dean/Director-Educator Preparation

Ms. Cindy Howard
Coordinator of Clinical Experiences

Ms. Kristy Farris
Coordinator of Teacher Certification

Ms. Nina Coerver
Coordinator of School Partnerships

Mr. Jace Knox
Coordinator of Educator Preparation Data Management

Ms. Jan Anderson
Administrative Specialist II

Welcome to Student Teaching

Admission into Student Teaching

Candidates planning to student teach must complete all steps in order for the application to be considered.

Fall 2020 Student Teacher Applicants:


If you do not apply by the above deadline, you will not be able to student teach until Fall 2021!

  1. Student Teaching Online Application  (Application period is open Week 1 through Week 4 of the Fall semester ONLY.)
  2. Bring these documents to Teacher Education Services Office (EDU 207) before the deadline:
    A. This Recommendation Form which must be printed and signed by your program coordinator. Pages two and three of this form is the activities/experience list and the Student Teaching Placement Preferences form which you will complete. Use our Partnership Schools List to choose placement preferences.
    B. Copy of your Degree Works Plan from UConnect
    C. OSAT scores if available (or OPI scores if Modern Language major)
  3. Sign up in Teacher Education Services (EDU 207) for your Small Group Meeting. This meeting is mandatory! - Partnership Schools List (You MUST choose from this list.)


Admission into Student Teaching for UTPA

Candidates planning to student teach must complete all steps in order for the application to be considered.

Application Steps:

  • Print and Complete Application
  • Bring to TES Office (EDU 207) with attachments:
    • Advisor's copy of UCO Transcript.
    • Copy of official OSAT score results if available (OSAT may be taken during application semester. It must be taken prior to student teaching). For Modern Language majors, the OPI test must be taken prior to student teaching.
    • Copy of Degree Works Plan from UCONNECT.
  • Sign up and attend mandatory Small Group Meeting at the TES Office

Admission into Clinical Experiences (Student Teaching) Abroad

Quick Links to Student Teacher Documents

Required Forms

Helpful Resources

Teacher Leader Effectiveness (TLE)

The following models are adopted by Oklahoma. When you enter a school, find out which one they are following.

Comparing the Evaluation Models-Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation

How Student Teachers are Evaluated

These are forms that your mentor teacher(s) and university supervisor will be completing.

Some majors have additional evaluations that are required

How Mentors and University Supervisors are Evaluated

These are forms you will complete at the end of the semester about your mentor teacher and your university supervisor. These are viewing only, but must be completed in Passport.

Mentor Teacher Resources

Make Up Time Log Sheet