I want to know about...
- Final internship requirements
- The placement process
- Next steps after placement
- Background checks
- Final internship policies
- How to get certified
- Who I will be working with
- Resources for teaching
- Practicums and pre internships
See our internship handbook to learn about applying for your internship and requirements for starting your internship.
See our internship handbook to learn about the process for placing teacher candidates in a school.
To learn what to do after you are placed in a school, read the Initial Responsibilities section of our teacher candidate checklist.
See WMU background check procedures to learn the process for completing a background check in your assigned district.
See our internship handbook to learn about the seminar all teacher candidates take during their internship.
See our internship handbook to learn about attendance, substitute teaching, early release and other university policies in place during your internship.
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.
Contact us in the Office of Clinical Experiences.