Methods Cooperating Teachers

Thank you for your willingness to work with our methods practicum students during the January term. Clinical experiences offer students an opportunity to practice teaching after completing their fundamental education courses. This experience aims to put that knowledge into practice and to give a real-world experience to frame the rest of their methods courses. Students will be in your classroom for three weeks and are expected to follow the contract day. During these three weeks, the students will be teaching a unit within your normal curriculum, and completing a Teacher Work Sample. You will be asked to complete a final evaluation at the end of this three week practicum. The benefit of your involvement is immeasurable and most appreciated. Thank you for your support and professional involvement.


Methods Course Guidelines

Click below to download a copy of the course expectations for this practicum:

Methods Course Contacts

If you have questions about the content of this practicum, please direct questions to:
Elementary Education Jeannette Pillsbury or Barb Bohach
Secondary English/Language Arts Amanda Huinker
Secondary Math Joyce Becker
Secondary Science Birgitta Meade
Secondary Social Studies Dean Vesperman
World Language Elizabeth Steding
Health/Physical Education Ellen Drewes-Stoen or Jackie Wright
K-12 Music Jill Wilson
K-12 Art Lea Lovelace


Below you will find the links and PDF downloads of the final evaluation. You may want to download a copy of the evaluation for discussion throughout the placement. At the end of the placement, your final evaluation will be completed online using the link below.

Link to Evaluation

(complete online at the end of placement)

Download a Copy of Evaluation

(use for discussion during placement)
Elementary Education Elementary Education
Secondary English/Language Arts Secondary English/Language Arts
5-12 Math 5-12 Math
Secondary Science Secondary Science
Secondary Social Studies Secondary Social Studies
World Language World Language
K-12 Health K-12 Health
K-12 Physical Education K-12 Physical Education
K-12 Music K-12 Music
K-12 Art K-12 Art
Middle School Math
Middle School Math
Middle School Science
Middle School Science
Middle School Social Studies Middle School Social Studies
Middle School English/LA Middle School English/LA
Special Education Special Education