A cooperating teacher is a licensed school professional who supervises you during your student teaching. Cooperating teachers are required by PI 34.023 (4) Wis. Admin. Code to meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a valid Wisconsin license, or teaching license in the state where the placement is being completed, and have volunteered for assignment as a cooperating teacher.
  • Have at least three years of teaching experience with at least one year of teaching experience in the school system of current employment.
  • Have completed training in both the supervision of student teaching and in the applicable standards.

If you are interested in becoming a cooperating teacher you can contact clinicalexp@uwplatt.edu for more information. 

Below are useful resources for cooperating teachers to use.