Persons desiring to participate in student teaching and/or classroom observation as a component of their pre-service training must make the following arrangements prior to entering the classroom: 

For student teaching, the University/College must contact the Curriculum Services Department at (605) 367-7945 to arrange a placement. Deadlines and additional information are contained in the Assignment of Student Teachers link located on this page. All students must be cleared by Curriculum Services prior to participating in any student teaching.

For classroom observation, the University/College may work directly with the principals. All participants must complete the Volunteer Approval form at the building and must be cleared prior to participating in any student teaching or observation programs.

For questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call the Curriculum Services Department at (605) 367-7945.

For the Volunteer Registration From for Practicum Students please visit our Volunteer Page.