Download the Student Teaching 2015-16 Handbook (PDF)

Prospective Student Teachers

IMPORTANT: Student teaching applications can be completed on using the links below. All associated documents will be submitted via Canvas. View the PowerPoint Presentation for more detailed information about the process.

Student Teachers
Student teachers should download the items listed below within the first week of student teaching. The first is a form for recording the weekly schedule for your teaching assignment. It should be completed and submitted to your supervisor. The others may be useful when planning lessons during student teaching. All documents can be found in the Student Teacher Handbook as well.

  1. Elementary Education Student Teaching Schedule Form (PDF)
  2. Secondary Education Student Teaching Schedule Form (PDF)
  3. Lesson Planning
  4. Preobservation Form (PDF)
  5. INTASC Standards for Teaching

Cooperating Teachers
Cooperating teachers are required to complete a midterm and a final evaluation. The evaluations will be conducted through Survey Monkey and will disseminated via email. Cooperating teachers must submit the forms below to request an honorarium or Tuition Remission. Forms should be completed online and emailed to

  1. Reimbursement Form Requesting Honorarium or Cooperating Teacher Tuition Remission (if choice is $600 towards a class at Rider) (PDF)
  2. Completed W-9. (PDF)

Rider Supervisors
After each classroom observation, supervisors must complete a narrative evaluation on Canvas. The written document should be saved as a PDF and emailed to the student teacher and the cooperating teacher. To request reimbursement for travel expenses, supervisors should complete the forms below and submit them to the Field Placement Office in Memorial 116.

  1. Expenditures for Supervision of Student Teaching Form (PDF)
  2. Request for Checks Form (PDF)
  3. IRS 2015 Standard Mileage Rates