James Madison University

Student Teaching Experiences

The teacher candidate is required to complete two student teaching experiences for the program.  The application process for student teaching takes place during the  junior and senior years.  The first experience is 8 weeks in an elementary placement during the spring semester of senior year.  The graduate internship consists of an 8-week placement at a middle or high school teaching both health and physical education.  The placement process is explained in detail on the Education Support Center Website.