Student Teaching Centers

Cedar Falls Center

Student teachers in this Center experience innovative curricular programs in a variety of disciplines. The student teachers in Cedar Falls and surrounding school districts work in buildings where learning is ready to take place.

Cedar Rapids Center

Student teachers in area urban and rural school districts experience diversity in socio-economic status, English as a Second Language students, and a true middle school program.

Charles City/Mason City Center


Council Bluffs/Omaha/Sioux City Center

A large city experience often attracts student teachers to this Center where students of various ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds attend school. Student teachers will find professional educators in these schools who think of their children first.

Davenport Center

Student teachers in Davenport and surrounding school districts work with diverse students in three types of public schools where almost any academic major can be placed. The public schools include suburban, inner-city, and rural agricultural.

Des Moines Center

Student teachers experience school districts with a range of diversities that include inner-urban, suburban and rural school settings.

International/Out-of-State Center

Marshalltown Center

School districts in this center provide a student teaching experience that includes rural and urban settings with a variety of school organizational patterns and programs. Although each district varies in the amount of cultural, socio-economic, and religious diversity, they all have a commitment to children's academic success.

NE Iowa Center

Support from cooperating teachers and principals make student teaching in this Center a positive experience. Placements are made in over 20 school districts primarily in rural settings with student enrollments of about 1,000. The seminars are conducted in person and also via the ICN.

NW Iowa Center

Student teachers in this Center teach in schools from 17 school districts. Their classrooms have socio-economic and ethnic diversity, including growing Latino and Southeast Asian populations.

Waterloo Center

Schools in this Center include diversity of race, culture, socio-economic status, and school types. Waterloo Center student teachers are also diverse - some are traditional UNI students while others are non-traditional students entering second careers with children of their own.