Professional Education Programs(PEP) is dedicated to providing quality student teaching experiences for students, mentor teachers, university supervisors, and the schools who host Northern Arizona University students. We encourage you to visit us on the NAU Mountain Campus or online for more information.
Student Teaching is a required course for all students in a student teaching experience. Registration is required. Your degrees and institutional recommendations are based upon successful completion of a teacher education program with certification in an appropriate placement.
Student teaching requirements for degree programs leading to teacher certification are listed in the NAU Catalog. The requirements are listed on the Details tab under the heading Teacher Preparation.
Student teaching application
To apply for student teaching, go to MyNAUForce . Please note that you must meet with your academic/faculty advisor to submit your student teaching application.
All applications are due to your academic advisor by March 15th (spring term) or October 15th (fall term).
Semester and placement change form
Download the Semester and Placement Change Form to submit a student teaching semester change or district/school change (by the deadline) for a student teaching placement.