Student Observations/Early Field Experience Information

Student Observer/Early Field Experience Procedures and Schedule

  • During the 2020 fall semester, Northwest ISD will not place or allow student observers due to COVID-19 and the strict safety guidelines being enforced.  As information is gathered, please check back for further information pertaining to the spring 2021 placement of student observers.


The below information MAY become relevant for Spring 2021. This was our procedure prior to COVID-19.  Please check back for more information:

  • Our district accepts student observation placement requests during the following dates:

    • September through November, January through March

  • If you are interested in conducting student observations in our district, please follow the instructions below:

    • Register as a volunteer through Raptor, click HERE for current Visitor/Volunteer Guidelines and Information
    • Allow 5-7 business days for the background check to be processed
    • If approved, your name will appear on the district approved volunteer list
    • Contact the campus by phone or email ONLY ask permission and to coordinate your observation schedule
    • All observers must respect all confidentiality rules and regulations and follow campus procedures