Office of Field Experiences

Office of Field Experiences - Resource Page


Welcome to the Office of Field Experiences website. Our office is committed to providing College of Education students enrolled in our Early Childhood and Elementary Teacher Certification Programs with positive, practical field experiences throughout their program. 

Our office is staffed with a director, Maggie Shafer, an administrative associate, Virginia Gonzalez, and a student worker, Bailey Ringer.  Staff members work to ensure successful field experiences.  These experiences will enable students to enter the education profession as enthusiastic and highly effective teachers.

Teacher candidates, Supervising Practitioners, and University Program Supervisors, below please find the resources that will support our work together.

For Teacher Candidates, University Program Supervisors & Supervising Practitioners
Assessments & Scoring Guides

Early Childhood Student Teaching Assessment Form (Birth- Pre-K - ECE Students)
Early Childhood Student Teaching Assessment Form (K-3 – ECE Students)
Elementary Student Teaching Assessment (K-8 - Elementary) 
Early Childhood Student Teaching Assessment Rubric (K-3 ECE Students)
Elementary Teacher Candidate Assessment Guide (K-8 Elementary Students)


Early Childhood Program Guidebook
Elementary Student Teaching Guidebook     
Responsibility Schedule
Fingerprint Clearance Information
Fingerprint Clearance Card Replacement Request
Résumé Support

Insurance Coverage Information for Practicum and Student Teaching Courses

Disclosure: Insurance Coverage for University Internships for Credit

Student Teaching Applications

Student Teaching Application – Early Childhood Program (TLS) 
Student Teaching Application – Elementary Program (TLS) 
Student Teaching Application – Mild Moderate Disabilities Program (DPS)


TLS 493A
TLS 493B
TLS 493E
TLS 493D
Tucson Unified School District Fieldwork Application

Contact Us

Virginia Gonzalez

  • Administrative Associate

Margaret Rosaria Shafer

  • Director, Field Experience - Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies