Student Teacher Placement Request Procedures
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Student Teacher Placement Request Procedures

  • University or alternative placement programs are required to have a valid Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prior to placing students


  • Any university or alternative placement program interested in placing a student teacher with our district will need to contact Linda Gray in Human Resources, via email, at:  or Missy Hutson at
  • Students interested in placement within our district will need to ensure that their university emails the contact listed above - we do not make student teacher placements directly with students
  • All student teachers are required to complete our Student Teacher Online Application as quickly as possible.
    • Fall Semester placement deadline – August 1
    • Spring Semester placement deadline – December 1
    • Click link above or go to, Select "Departments" "Human Resources" then "Online Application/Job Postings" and "Online Application", when that screen opens up type "Student Techer" in the search bar. Complete application and submit.
  • The application is utilized to process the student teaching placement request
  • All placement requests are verified with the sponsoring University or Alternative Placement program listed on the application
  • Northwest ISD (NISD) student teacher placements are coordinated and approved through the Human Resources department; no other entity of the district is approved to negotiate placements
  • Requests are processed according to the date received and placements are limited  
  • Students must consent to a background check and achieve approved status    
  • Students must attend a mandatory orientation