One of the most critical phases of teacher preparation is the clinical teaching piece. Dallas ISD wants to support this vital transition from college student/talented professional to effective educator by carefully pairing clinical teachers with Dallas ISD distinguished teachers, so they receive the best hands-on experience possible.
We do not want this experience to stop in the classroom, but to want to offer a broader look into professional development, and a time to build relationships and connections with other teachers in the Dallas ISD community. It is important to us that our clinical teachers feel supported while they are here, so the students are a part of a team consisting of myself, the university or program coordinator, principal, and cooperating teacher. This team supports the clinical teacher in such a way that they get the most out their time in Dallas ISD.
The following links will take you directly to the request applications for clinical teaching and field experience. Please read the instructions carefully in order to make sure you complete the request form and background check properly. Instructions can be found by clicking on 'Resources' below.