Student Teaching

Applications for your student teaching internship will need to be completed during the semester prior to your internship. All application materials must be received no later than the application deadline.

You will need to meet with their advisor two semesters prior to the internship to map out your final sequence of courses.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: March 1
Spring Semester: September 15

Application

Southern Nevada

Student Teaching Application - Fall 2018; Link to: (PDF)

Northern Nevada

Student Teaching Application - Fall 2018; Link to: (PDF)

Internship Requirements

  1. Acceptance into the Teacher Preparation Program.
  2. Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 or better.
  3. Completion of all required courses in official degree plan.
  4. Met with a Nevada State College School of Education faculty advisor two semesters prior to student teaching.
  5. Proof of passing scores on the Praxis Subject Assessments (formerly the Praxis II tests). Please note that it may take 6 weeks for the School of Education to receive official scores from the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Passing Praxis Subject Assessments scores are required for NSC student teaching and for licensure by the Nevada Department of Education. To ensure timely submission of the scores, students are strongly encouraged to take the test(s) one semester prior to student teaching. When completing registration material for the Praxis Subject Assessments, students must list NSC (R9020) and the Nevada Department of Education (R8670) as score recipients. Information regarding exam dates, registration and testing sites for the Praxis Subject Assessments can be found online at http://www.ets.org/praxis/register.
  6. Proof of possession of $1 million in liability insurance from either the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA) Membership or Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Membership. An NSEA application can be found on the NSEA website. Students must submit a copy of their receipt as documentation.
  7. Fingerprinting requirements:
    1. Northern Nevada Students: Students will be notified regarding fingerprint requirements after application has been received.
    2. Southern Nevada Students: Fingerprinting and CCSD Volunteer Application is required.  Click here for further information.
  8. A valid Substitute Teaching License in Nevada. An application can be found on the Nevada Department of Education website.
    1. Southern Nevada Students: The substitute license is currently an option for students interning within the Clark County School District but is highly recommend.
    2. Northern Nevada Students: The substitute license is a requirement for northern Nevada school districts.

Application Submission

The student teaching application can be submitted in-person or by mail to:

Physical Address:
Nursing, Science, Education (NSE) Building
School of Education
1300 Nevada State Drive #200 (3rd floor)
Henderson, NV 89002

Mailing Address:
Nevada State College
School of Education
1125 Nevada State College
Henderson, NV 89002

Student Teaching Handbook; Link to: (PDF)
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