The following resources are applicable to Cooperating Teachers. Please see appropriate Student Teaching Handbooks below for definitions of these roles.

Cooperating Teacher Resources

Spring 2021 Student Teaching Dates –  January 16, 2021 through May 7, 2021.

Contract Upload

You can upload your contract at the below to initiate payment

Student Teaching Handbooks

Important procedures related to the student teaching placement, including timelines, roles of the student teacher, cooperating teacher and university supervisor, lesson plans, observation forms, lesson plans, and certification are contained in the Student Teaching handbooks below.

  • PK-12 Student Teaching Handbook
  • PK-8 and 7-12 Special Education Student Teaching Handbook
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Special Education Student Teaching Handbook

Cooperating Teacher Orientation Materials

Co-Teaching Model of Student Teaching

Many school districts are reluctant to release full responsibility to student teachers, and prefer the Co-Teaching Model of Student Teaching.  Below are important resources to improve classroom instruction by utilizing both the cooperating teacher and the student teacher for instruction.

*The Academy for Co-Teaching, St. Cloud State University