TLAC Cooperating Teaching Application

Thank you for your interest in hosting a TLAC Clinical Teacher through Texas A&M University. Your commitment provides our preservice students an opportunity to gain experience and insight into teaching.

Cooperating teacher qualifications:

  • 3+ years teaching experience;
  • current Texas teaching certification (in primary certification category of clinical teacher);
  • current ESL certification for EC-6, 4-8 ELA/Social Studies placements (preferred);
  • accomplished educator (as shown by student learning);
  • willingness to complete cooperating teacher training and report clinical teacher’s progress to supervisor;
  • commitment to guide, assist and support clinical teacher in planning/classroom management/instruction/assessment/working with parents/obtaining materials/district policies.

TLAC Clinical Teachers are required to complete a minimum of 70 in-service days.

For other TAMU mentoring opportunities, please contact:

* Bilingual Education – Miranda Walichowski
* Health and Kinesiology – Diane Graham
* Special Education – Kelly Schmid