Learn about attendance, substitute teaching, early release and other university policies in place during your 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.
See WMU background check procedures to learn the process for completing a background check in your assigned district.
Please review Michigan certification requirements for your initial teaching certificate (i.e., the Standard Teaching Certificate). If you have any additional certification-related questions, please contact the Office of Teacher and Administrator Certification at (269) 387-3473 or email@example.com.