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Office of Student Teaching & Field Experience


Student Teaching

The Office of Student Teaching 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.

Contact Information

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Office of Student Teaching & Field Experience
The University of Akron
LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education
Zook Hall 213
Akron, OH 44325-4203
(330) 972-7987

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 and assigned by course instructors.

Meet the Staff

SandraWilkes Mrs. Sandy Wilkes
Liaison, Teacher Education, and
Coordinator of Student Teaching
Phone:  (330) 972-7987
Katie Feudner Catherine A. Feudner
Administrative Assistant
Phone:  (330) 972-7961

Until further notice, due to the COVID-19 crisis, our staff will be working remotely during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.  While phones will be monitored, email is the most efficient way to communicate at this time.  Please contact us using the email addresses above.