Q: How many times can I be placed in the same school?
A: No more than twice.
Q: Do I have to pass all accreditation assessments before student teaching?
A: No. You must attempt all required content exams prior to student teaching.
Q: Can I take a class during student teaching?
A: No. You will take EF400, but that is the only class students are to take during student teaching.
Q: Can I work during student teaching, after school hours?
A: Yes. Just know that student teaching is a full time job in itself. We do not recommend working during this experience.
Q: Can I be placed in the school where my relative works?
Q: Can I call a school to make my own placement?
A: No. The Office of Field and Clinical is the only office who is to contact the school districts for field placement.
Q: Can I student teach in a district that is not a typical place students from Southeast Missouri State University do their student teaching? (This is considered a Courtesy Placement)
A: If you meet one of the following criteria:
Q. Can I substitute during student teaching?
A: No. You are a student of the university during this experience, not an employee of the district. If your cooperating teacher cannot be at school, the district should get a substitute for the classroom.