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EDU 495 Student Teaching in the Urban Elementary School K-6

Required culminating clinical field experience with children and a cooperating classroom teacher in an urban elementary grades (K-6) classroom for urban teacher candidates seeking elementary education licensure. Placement is for a minimum of twelve full-time weeks based on teacher candidate's Individualized Student Teaching Plan that is developed with and approved by the teacher candidate's advisor and the Field Experience Coordinator the semester prior to student teaching. Weekly reflections, periodic seminars with other student teachers, and the development of a standards-based e-folio are also required.

Special information

Fee: $275 for required edTPA submission. Note: Application and approval are required to student teach. Placements are made by arrangement with UTP Director of Field Experiences in urban classrooms and are typically Monday through Friday for 12 full-time weeks during the school day.
7 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 14, 2023 to August 16, 2024

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Student Teaching is required by Minnesota Board of Teaching.

Spring 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Student Teaching in the Urban Elementary School K-6 Fotsch, Eric L Books for EDU-495-01 Spring 2024 Course details for EDU-495-01 Spring 2024