Final internship

Learn what to do after you are placed in a school, read the Initial Responsibilities section of our teacher candidate checklist.

Note: Teacher candidates in the final internship cannot start in the classroom until the Office of Clinical Experiences has a sub permit on file. 

Background checks

See WMU background check procedures to learn the process for completing a background check in your assigned district. 

How to get certified

For certification information, visit Teacher and Administrator certification. The Michigan Department of Education has an approved list of adult/child CPR and first aid providers.For additional questions contact The Department of Teacher and Administrator Certification at (269) 387-3473 or Laura Ciccantell.

Internship handbook