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Student Teaching Requirements

  • It must be for a duration of 1 semester.
  • The veteran participant(s) must serve as a student teacher at a school operated by the district while shadowing a mentor teacher during the duration of the training. To the extent possible, the participating veteran must be paired with a mentor teacher who teaches in the applicable subject or grade level in which the participating veteran is seeking teacher certification.
  • After the veteran participant has completed the semester of student teaching, the mentor teacher they were paired with must either approve or disapprove their completion of student teaching and recommend or not recommend their deployment into teaching in classrooms and certification. The participating veteran is not considered to have completed student teaching unless their mentor teacher has approved.
  • Individuals who are disapproved for completion of the semester of student teaching may participate for 1 additional semester.