Student Teacher Placement Request Procedures

Student Teacher Placement Request Procedures

  • Any university or alternative placement program interested in placing a student teacher with our district will need to contact Briana Nail in Administrative Services, via email, at mailto:bnail@nisdtx.org
  • Students interested in placement within our district will need to ensure that their university emails the contact listed above - we do not make placements directly with students
  • All student teachers are required to complete our External Application no later than the dates listed below. Students are not required to complete the Reference section of the application. Students should not participate in the Ventures Style Profile Assessment until they have completed their student teaching experience.
  • Fall Semester placement deadline - May 1st
  • Spring Semester placement deadline - November 1st
  • The application is utilized to process the student teaching placement request
  • All placement requests are verified with the sponsoring University or Alternative Placement program listed on the application
  • Northwest ISD (NISD) student teacher placements are coordinated and approved through the Human Resources department; no other entity of the district is approved to negotiate placements
  • Requests are processed according to the date received and placements are limited
  • Students placed with our district are required to submit to fingerprinting as specified through TEA and this effort is coordinated by our Security Assistant (fingerprinting is available in our office by appointment only) and must be accomplished prior to entering the classroom
  • Students are responsible for their fingerprinting fee of $45.70
  • Students must consent to a background check and achieve approved status
  • Students must attend a mandatory orientation