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School of Education Student Teaching and Field Experience at UA

The Office of Student Teaching & Field Experience

The Office of Student Teaching and Field Experience is responsible for the placement and supervision of UA student teachers in area schools.

Student teaching placement Spring 2021

Please contact your MENTOR TEACHER as soon as possible!

  • Student teaching placement will be for August 23 to December 12, 2021.
  • You will receive your placement PRIOR to the start of the fall semester.
  • See this powerpoint for more details.

Apply Spring 2021

The application for student teaching will close February 7, 2021 at 5 p.m., late applications will not be accepted.

  • We will send out student teaching placements prior to the start of Fall 2021 semester. We kindly ask that you do not contact the office about placements or when you will receive them.

Apply now

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.

Get TPA Help

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.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Office of Student Teaching & Field Experience
The University of Akron
LeBron James Family Foundation School of Education
Zook Hall 213
Akron, OH 44325-4203

Phone: 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

Katie Feudner Catherine A. Feudner
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 330-972-7961

Please note: To ensure campus safety, communication will be done remotely during normal business hours: Mon through Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m

While phones will be monitored, email is the most efficient way to communicate at this time. Please contact us using the email addresses above.