Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience

The Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience is composed of two separate "branches":  the Student Teaching branch and the Field Experience branch.  Select the area below based on the type of experience you need.

Esther H. Strickland Student Teaching Grant for College Seniors

Delta Kappa Gamma logoAlpha Delta State of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is pleased to offer financial assistance to selected students who are engaged in the preservice teaching experience.  Student teaching grants of $1,000 are awarded to seniors in education in state-supposed colleges for the August 2016-June 2017 academic year.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016.

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Student Teaching

The Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience is responsible for the placement and supervision of student teachers in area schools. Student teachers, cooperating teachers, and college supervisors are urged to follow the links within these pages for additional information and materials that will enhance the student teaching experience.

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University Supervisors / Mentor Teachers

The roles of University Supervisor and Mentor Teacher are critical to the development and success of our students.  On these pages are resources that will support you in your role.

Field Experience

All teacher education students are required to participate satisfactorily in clinical and field-based experiences prior to recommendation for licensure for teaching in Ohio.  All placements in field experiences are made by the Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience. Learn more about field experience

Meet the Staff

Wendy Jewell Wendy Jewell
Phone:  (330) 972-7987
Barb Baltrinic Barbara Baltrinic
Phone:  (330) 972-5427
Katie Feudner Catherine A. Feudner
Administrative Assistant
Phone:  (330) 972-7961

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Student Teaching and Field Experience
The University of Akron
College of Education
Central-Hower 303
Akron, OH 44325-4203

Telephone: (330) 972-7961