Field Experience

  • Field Experience opportunities are provided for colleges and universities with contract agreements each school year.


    Step 1: Professors/instructors make direct contact with LaWanda Hines by email to request placement in our district.

    Step 2: Placement request must include a complete list of student names, certification area, grade level preference, dates and times on campus.

    Step 3: Students contact LaWanda Hines indicating the position preference of observer and the campus where you plan to observe (state background check will be processed).

    Step 4: Once approved, professors/instructors, campus administrators, and secretaries will be emailed a list of students expected on campus.

    Step 5: Professors/instructors are responsible for communicating with campus administrators to pair their students with volunteer teachers and to seek approval of scheduled dates and times on campus.

Classroom Observations

  • Classroom observations will be scheduled September through February each school year for students/interns seeking observation hours to meet course/program requirements. 

    Step 1: Complete an Observation Request Form 

    Step 2: Send documentation letter from university professor or certification program explaining required observation hours via email to LaWanda Hines

    It may take 3-5 days for processing after these steps are complete. 

    Step 3: Once accepted, you may contact the campus principal. Students/interns are responsible for making email contact directly with the principal to schedule their observation days and times on campus.