Student Teaching

Applying to Student Teach

Student teaching occurs during a candidate's final semester in the Educator Preparation Program. Student teaching applications are due a full year in advance of when a candidate plans to student teach.  

There are three parts to the application: 

  1. Student Teaching Form 

  1. Resume & three references 

  1. Autobiography 

Submitting your application


You will submit your application in two ways: 

  1. Sending your resume and autobiography electronically to 


  1. Dropping off a printed copy of the form, resume and autobiography to WYMAN EDUCATION BUILDING room 203. 

    You also have the option of mailing the printed copy to UWRF, Wyman Education Building Room 203, 410 South 3rd St. River Falls, WI 54022 ATTN: Dr. Wanda Schlesser 

Application Resources 

Your resume and autobiography are important! They are how your potential placement school and cooperating teacher gain their first impression of you. These documents are also in part how the school and teacher make an initial decision about you joining their team.  

  • Watch this video for assistance with the resume, references, and autobiography 

  • Learn more about resume tips through UWRF Career Services, including examples of education resumes 

  • Learn more about guidelines for your autobiography, including examples of autobiography. It starts with an example of a resume then moves on to autobiography. 





Application Due Dates

Student teaching applications are due one year prior to your planned student teaching.

Fall applications are due by 4:00 PM,  on November 15th. 

Spring applications are due by 4:00 PM, on April 15th