The Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience
The Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience is responsible for the placement and supervision of UA student teachers in area schools.
Course registration assistance
If you have been admitted to the School of Education and need assistance registering for education courses, click below for details
Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Clinical Teaching Application
Access to the FALL 2023/Spring2024 Clinical Teaching Application opens Monday, February 6 and CLOSES on Friday, March 10, 2023, at midnight.
It is advised to not wait until the last day to apply.
BCI/FBI background check
We've partnered with UA's School of Counseling to offer this service on campus.
Student Teaching Resources
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.
University Supervisors & Mentor Teachers
The role of a University Supervisor or Mentor Teacher is critical to the development and success of our students. The following pages are resources that will support you in your role.
Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience
The University of Akron
LeBron James Family Foundation School of Education
Zook Hall 238
Akron, OH 44325-4203
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 and assigned by course instructors.
- FBI/BCI Background Check
- What is expected of you during field experience? (Tips on professional behavior, appearance, legal/ethical issues)
- Additional FAQs
Meet the Staff
Jennifer J. Morgan, M. Ed.
Director, Student Teaching and Field Experience
Catherine (Katie) Feudner