Office of Field Experiences

The Office of Field Experiences manages all field experiences for the Reich College of Education.

All students participating in field experiences must complete a Criminal Background Check. Reports are valid for six months.  

Early Field Experiences

All teacher education candidates, at the beginning of their programs, are involved in early field experiences which focus upon specific teaching and learning concepts and seek to support young learners in a variety of ways and in various contexts.

Programs have included:

  • Watauga County Schools After-school Program
  • Kaleidoscope (campus-based After School Enrichment Program)
  • Avery County Elementary and Middle Afterschool Program
  • Two Rivers Community School After School Program
  • Lucy Brock Child Development Lab Program
  • and more!

Learn more at the Early Core Field Experience page.

Student Teaching

Student teaching is the capstone experience of teacher preparation.

Visit the Student Teaching page to:

  • Note important dates
  • Review prerequisites
  • Apply for student teaching
  • and more!