• Written requests come from local universities by email, fax or mail.

    Co‐Teaching Model Partner Universities:

    • Webster
    • Harris Stowe
    • Mizzou (U.M.‐Columbia)
    • Mo. Baptist
    • Lindenwood
    • Maryville (to Clark)

    HR reviews Student Teaching applications before forwarding to principals.

    Student Teaching / Apprentice / Intern placements

    • Universities contact C.O. – placement is coordinated through C.O.
    • Placement docs required: Application, resume, philosophy statement, transcript(s), DESE Fingerprint background check, TB test, Child Abuse Registry check, WGSD Classroom/School Observation Agreement

    Observation and Practicum (30 hours, 8 hours, etc) experiences

    • Universities and students contact the building principal directly
    • Requires WGSD Classroom/School Observation Agreement

    Community College students seeking observations

    • Students contact the building principal directly
    • Requires WGSD Classroom/School Observation Agreement

    Masters Candidates

    • Students contact the building principal directly
    • Requires WGSD Classroom/School Observation Agreement

    PreK/Early Childhood Ed. Apprentice Teaching requests go to Marty Baker @ Ambrose Family Center.

    HS Counselor or Social Worker interns/student teachers (9‐12) contact Karen Verstraete @ WGHS (918‐4130) Placement docs required in our HR office: DESE FBI Fingerprint background check, Child Abuse Registry check, TB test, WGSD Classroom/School Observation Agreement and Student Privacy Statement. If they have a current Mo. DHSS Family Care Safety Registry check, it can be used instead of the DESE FBI Fingerprint BG check.

    K‐8 Counselor or Social Worker student teacher/interns contact each principal themselves. Placement docs required in our HR office (same as HS Counselor or Social Worker).

    Special School District works directly with universities and arranges placements with our building principals. All documentation is requested and held by SSD (BG checks, observation agreements, tests). WGSD is not involved except to mentor student. Direct all of these questions to Dr. Sandy Wiley or LaNita Harrison.