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Cooperating Teachers

Cooperating Teacher Application

School and Community Experiences manages placements for Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Grades, and Secondary English, Math, Science and Social Studies candidates. 

    Application:

    2022-2023 Cooperating Teacher Application

     

    Trying to decide if hosting a student teacher or observer is right for you? Consider the following:

    • You have the option to co-teach with your student – even as needed during takeover – in order to stay connected to your students.
    • You have the option to connect with a colleague in the same content area to share a student placement in order to stay connected to your students.
    • You will create evidence for Domain 4 in Danielson Evaluations, specifically in the area of developing a professional community and growing and developing professionally (4d and 4e) by mentoring new teachers. 
    • You can earn a Tuition and Fee Waiver good for one semester, which must be used within the four semesters (including summer term) following the semester you mentored.
    • You will offer significant, lifetime impact on a student through your mentorship.
    • PDHs are available for hosting students.


     

    If you have questions about the application process, please email us at sce@education.illinois.edu