In order to fulfill the the requirements set forth by the Texas Education Agency for eligibility for the standard certificate, a student must complete either Clinical/Student Teaching or Internship.
Clinical Teaching - As a prerequisite for teacher certification, all students must complete 6 credit hours of student teaching. Clinical/Student teaching is 13 weeks of full time/unpaid time spent with a mentor teacher in a classroom.
Clinical/Student Teaching placements will be arranged by the Field Supervisor at the corresponding educational center closest to where the student is completing coursework. Deadlines for Student Teaching applications are March 15 for the following Fall semester placement and October 15 for the following Spring semester placement. NOTE: Student Teaching cannot be done during the Summer semester.
Student Teaching – Internship
For additional information, you may also contact:
Coordinator of Education Field Experiences
(903) 233-3889 or VickieFontaine@letu.edu