Clinical Student Teaching and Internships

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

Fall 2022 placement applications accepted 8 a.m., Feb. 1, 2022 through Feb. 21, 2022, 11:55 p.m. CST

  • Deadline to pass all state exams for Fall 2022 clinical student teaching is July 1, 2022. 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 2022 Professional Learning Seminars

(all virtual)

  • Jan. 26, 2022 – 4-6 p.m.

  • Feb. 23, 2022 – 4-6 p.m.

  • March 23, 2022 – 4-6 p.m.

  • April 13, 2022 – 4-6 p.m.

  • May 4, 2022 – 4-6 p.m.

Spring 2022 Important Dates

  • Graduation Deadline: Feb. 2, 2022 - 5 p.m.

Apply to Graduate

  • TWU/UNT Virtual Education Job Fair: April 15, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Location TBD

Cooperating Teacher/Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor Resources


TK20 Information

Additional Resources

For Questions

Contact Judy Franz at

Page last updated 9:17 AM, April 13, 2022