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Information for Students

Student Teaching Requirements

  • be fully admitted to the Teacher Education Program
  • meet ALL grade point average requirements for student teaching:
    • a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher on work at all colleges and universities a UNI GPA of 2.50 or higher
    • a  2.50 GPA in my academic department (major)
    • a 2.50 or higher cumulative GPA and a grade of C-(1.67) or higher in each Professional Education Sequence course (effective January 1, 2009)
    • all methods courses listed as prerequisites for student teaching with a grade of C (2.00) or higher as well as other departmental requirements.
      • NOTE:  Check for specific department requirements when more than one professional methods course is required.  Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School/Junior High School majors and Special Education minors are required to have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and not lower than a C (2.00) in methods courses that are required prerequisites for student teaching.
  • completed the High Risk Behaviors/Substance Abuse seminar.
  • met all other departmental requirements.
    • NOTE:  Health Education and Physical Education majors are required to have current First Aid and CPR certification prior to student teaching.
    • retained an acceptable professional disposition.
  • U-bill is current (NO PAST DUE CHARGES)

Student Teaching Folder Forms (Before Student Teaching)

Registration: Your student teaching registration will be completed by the Department of Teaching.   You will not be allowed to register for any classes during your student teaching semester.

Personal and Professional Papers 

Statement of Commitment and Acknowledgement of Consequences

Student Teaching Fees

Appeal/Change Placement Form

Student Teaching Forms (During Student Teaching)

Absence Form

Student Teacher PreK-12 Observation Form

Two-week progress report

Midterm Evaluation

Midterm Evaluation (Early Childhood)

Final Evaluation 

Final Evaluation (Early Childhood)

Student Teaching Schedule Template for long range plans

Weekly Schedule Template

Notice of Concern Process

Click here to download a summary of the Notice of Concern Process

Click here to go to the Notice of Concern information on the Teacher Education Website

Licensure Information

Iowa BOEE Licensure Information

Licensure Information for all 50 States

Additional Resources

Suggested Schedule

Instructional Adaptations

Gifted Strategies/Websites

Iowa Core Curriculum

5 Characteristics for Effective Teaching

Iowa Teaching Standards

A Lesson Plan Format

Interactions Matrix

Bloom's Taxonomy (Revised)

Identifying Bloom's Taxonomy Using Technology

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Pyramid