Office of Educational Field Experiences
The Office of Educational Field Experiences coordinates Field Experiences for students in teacher certification programs within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) in the College of Education. Students must apply to our office to verify their eligibility to receive placements for Field Observations, Early Field Experiences, and Student Teaching. You will be placed according to your area of certification.
We also provide opportunities for job placement through our annual Education Career Day (Job Fair) which takes place on the campus of The University of Texas at Arlington during the middle of the Spring semester. School Districts and other educational employers occasionally advertise job openings through our office.
Your field experiences are critical steps toward your development as a certified professional educator. The opportunity to practice what you have learned during your studies in a real school classroom under the mentorship of a Cooperating Teacher is a privilege and an irreplaceable component of your training. As such, we expect professional consideration and behavior from our candidates that reflect the dispositions of highly-qualified teachers. We wish you the very best as you prepare to be a professional educator.
- Applying for Field Experience
- Field Experience Handbooks
- LIST Site Supervisor/Practicum Training Form
- Weekly Report & Reflection
- District Partnerships
- Education Career Day
- Policy and Guidelines for the Assessment of Professional Dispositions
Department of Defense (DoDEA) Materials for individuals doing student teaching overseas
- Information about DoDEA Background Checks
- DoDEA Student Teaching Agreement
- DoDEA Student Teaching Application
Dr. Denise Collins
Assistant Dean of Educational Field Experiences
Director, Office of Educational Field Experiences