School of Education Student Teaching and Field Experience at UA

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.

Student Teaching orientation meeting

Mandatory for School of Education students that will be eligible to Student Teach, Fall 2022.
Virtual meeting | Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

If Spring or Summer 2022 will be your last semester of coursework, then you will need to attend this Fall 2022 Student Teaching Orientation meeting.
Note: Please do not attend if you are a Freshman, Sophomore or Junior

Orientation Meeting Outcomes:

  1. Student Teaching Application – How to apply and when to apply
  2. Requirements to student teach Fall ’22 - School of education Website
  3. BCI/FBI - Codes and where to send the background checks
  4. OAEs – What assessments you need to pass to be eligible to Student Teach, Fall ‘22
  5. edTPA – Colloquium/Practicum

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 and Field Experience
The University of Akron
LeBron James Family Foundation School of Education
Zook Hall 238
Akron, OH 44325-4203

Phone: 330-972-6494

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

Jennifer J. Morgan Jennifer J. Morgan, M. Ed.
Director, Student Teaching and Field Experience
Phone: 330-972-6494
Email: jjp15@uakron.edu

Katie Feudner Catherine (Katie) Feudner
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 330-972-7961
Email: caf44@uakron.edu