Welcome to the Chicago Public Schools Student Teaching Program!
The CPS Student Teaching Program is designed to attract outstanding
pre-service teachers by offering a unique urban teaching experience,
support, and guidance through the final phases of the traditional teacher
certification program. We are excited you are interested in student
teaching with our innovative and progressive urban school district!
Attention University Representatives and Student
In order for students to complete student teaching
or internships with CPS, we must have a formal
partnership with your college or
partnership information and inquiries, please
contact the Student Teacher Program at
Fall 2014 Semester Student Teacher
Registration is now CLOSED
(Student Teaching August - December 2014)
Spring 2015 Semester
October 1 – December 31
(Student Teaching January -
Please visit our How to Apply tab for
registration details or download our
Student Teacher Registration Guide
for step-by-step instructions on CPS
Student Teacher Registration
Student Teacher Registration Link
Attention Field Experience Candidates
(Pre-Clinical Students, Observers, Practicum Students)
For students wishing to complete field experience within the CPS,
please download the
Field Experience Registration Guide for clearance procedures. Field Experience is NOT student teaching.
Field Experience refers to students completing observations, pre-clinical hours, practicum experiences
and pre-student teaching hours.
Registration for CPS Field Experience is year-round.
Once you have reviewed the registration guide, please proceed to the Field Experience Registration Page
to begin your clearance process.Once you submit an application, please use the CPS Field Experience Fingerprinting Form to complete step two of the registration process. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.