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Student Teaching


The student teaching experience is the capstone experience that bridges the WKU undergraduate experience to the first year of teaching. The student teacher will spend this semester learning how to demonstrate performance on the components of the  Kentucky Framework for Teaching.  The purpose is to support beginning teachers in their development and to focus this support through a process that aligns with the KY Framework.

Application for Student Teaching

  • Application Due Date:  February 15 for Fall semester and September 15 for Spring semester.
  • Required Documents Due Date:  March 15 for Fall semester and October 15 for Spring semester. – please email completed documents to cindy.white@wku.edu.

Student Teaching Application


Student Teaching Handbook Resource Site   All student teachers, mentor cooperating teachers, and university supervisors should refer to this resource for the required forms and expectations for the student teaching semester.

Handbook Resource Site


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 Last Modified 12/10/19