Classroom Observations

  • Teacher and Student

    Classroom observations will be scheduled September - February each school year for students/interns seeking observation hours to meet TEA course/program requirements. Placements are with up to 2 teachers and 16 hours maximum per semester. Applicants are processed in date order after completing all steps below. 

    You must complete steps 1-3 below.

    Step 1:  Complete an online application for the position of Observers/Field Experience 2021-2022, a state background check will be processed. Upload a "Program Letter" from your university professor/program coordinator into Frontline. The program letter must include: date, student's name, professor's name, number of hours requested and the purpose for classroom observations. 

    Step 2:  Complete an “Observation Request Form” online. Enter contact information and preferred content area, grade level, and campus.

    Step 3:  Email Sandra Rivas once Steps 1-3 are complete.

    Due to the high volume of request, it may take 7-10 days for processing after all 3 steps are complete.

    **Once accepted, you will receive an e-mail from Roxana Rigdon, Teacher Services Specialist, with campus and teacher you have been assigned to observe. Students/Interns are responsible for making email contact directly with the assigned teachers to schedule their specific observation days and times on campus.