Student Teaching and Classroom Observation Requests

  • Hillsboro ISD welcomes the opportunity to partner with colleges, universities, and teacher preparation programs in providing student teaching placements in our district during the fall and spring semesters.

    HISD believes that the professional growth and development provided to student teachers during their internship is critical to their successful transition from student to teacher. We strive to ensure that quality assignments are made to enhance their learning experience.

    Only requests from colleges, universities, and teacher preparation program personnel will be accepted for student teaching and classroom observation. Requests directly from students via email or phone call will not be processed or approved.

    Student Teacher and Classroom Observation Placement Steps

    1. A written placement request must be sent from the college, university, or teacher preparation program. The placement request form should include the  timeline required for student teaching and number of classroom observation hours required. Please submit requests to Barbara Robinson, Senior Executive Director of Human Resources, via fax: (254) 582-4165 or email: robinson@hillsboroisd.org
    2. Student teachers must complete and submit the HISD Criminal History Authorization Form to their university or program coordinator. The HISD Criminal History Authorization Form should accompany the placement request.
    3. Campus assignments will be confirmed once the placement request and the completed Criminal History Form have been received, processed, and approved.
    4. Approved placements will be sent directly to the college, university, or teacher preparation program office for student notification.