NSU Cooperating Teacher

Please accept our sincere thanks for agreeing to mentor a student teacher   Northwestern State University trusts we are sending the very best prepared and knowledgeable pre-professionals to complete the last part of teacher training in the fine schools of this region.  

If you have been a part of our school-based clinical staff before, you know our teacher education programs work hard to prepare the men and women we send into the field to be successful as they continue their education in the classroom. If you are new to this endeavor, please know we will do all that we can to make the student teaching experience a positive one for you, your students, and the student teacher. 

This site identifies the role and responsibilities of the cooperating teacher during the student teaching semester. Procedures for conferencing, evaluation of instruction, assessment of professional skills and dispositions, and mentoring suggestions are provided.