Scheduling begins Wednesday, September 4. Applicants are processed in date order after completing all steps below.
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.
Step 1: Send your “Program Letter” from your university professor/certification program explaining the purpose of required observation hours by email attachment to Sandra Rivas.
Step 2: Complete an online application for the position of Observers/Field Experience 2019-2020 indicating the position preference of “Student Observer” (state background check will be processed).
Step 3: Complete an “Observation Request Form” online. Enter contact information and preferred content area, grade level and campus.
Due to the high volume of request, it may take 7-10 days for processing after all 3 steps are complete.
Step 4: Once accepted, you will receive an e-mail from an HRS 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.