Clinical Student Teaching and Internships

Clinical student teaching and internship is the capstone experience for initial certification candidates.

Fall 2023 placement applications accepted 8 a.m., Feb. 1, 2023 through Feb. 22, 2023, 11:55 p.m. CST

  • Passing scores on all state exams must be received by July 1, 2023 for Fall 2023 clinical student teaching placement. Please check Pearson’s Score Reporting Dates for state exam planning purposes.
Apply for Clinical Student Teaching

The below option is for MAT/PBITC candidates only.

Apply for Graduate Internship


Education Aide Exemption

Limited funding for the College for all Texans Educational Aide Exemption (EAE) Program is available for eligible teacher candidates pursuing high-need certification areas and who are working full-time as an Educational Aide in a Texas public school district. Eligibility does not guarantee selection for this award. If selected for this award, candidates will be exempt from student teaching and the payment of tuition and certain fees the semester prior to student teaching. Eligibility requirements include:

  • TWU Educator Preparation Program EAE Application
  • Current College for All Texans EAE Application filed with TWU's Financial Aid Office
  • 3.0 grade point average or higher
  • All other degree requirements met and a minimum of 120 credit hours successfully completed on degree plan in order to graduate
  • All practice and state certification exams passed
  • 2 letters of recommendation; one from the campus principal; one from a campus colleague who is not a direct supervisor.
  • 250 word statement as to how the EAE will support your professional development
  • Resume

How to Apply

Candidate Resources

Clinical student teaching/intern handbook

Spring 2023 Professional Learning Seminars

(all virtual)

  • Jan. 25, 2023 – 4-6 p.m.

  • Feb. 15, 2023 – 4-6 p.m.

  • March 22, 2023 – 4-6 p.m.

  • April 12, 2023 – 4-6 p.m.

  • May 3, 2023 – 4-6 p.m.

Spring 2023 Important Dates

  • Graduation Application Deadline: Feb. 1, 2023 - 5 p.m.

Apply to Graduate

  • TWU/UNT Education Career Day: April 12, 2023, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at UNT Campus, 1155 Union Cir (Union 314/333), Denton

Cooperating Teacher/Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor Resources


TK20 Information

Additional Resources

For Questions

Contact Judy Franz at

Page last updated 3:53 PM, December 14, 2022