Student Teaching Options


Urban or Tribal Student Teaching:

MaLee South Korea 1International Student Teaching:

International student teaching is an exciting option for adventurous, qualified students.

MaLee_South KoreaMatt Miles New ZealandThe College of Education and Human Services offers an exciting option to student teach internationally. Educators Abroad Ltd. is offered to UW Oshkosh student teachers through an agreement with the University of Minnesota Morris, the UW Oshkosh Office of International Education and the College of Education and Human Services.

This option is available for qualified full-time candidates who will spend one school quarter in an overseas setting after one quarter of student teaching state side. If you are serious about living, working and growing in a new culture, contact MaryBeth Petesch, Director of Field Experiences, read over the flier, and fill out a Data Sheet and bring it to a briefing meeting for interested candidates. These meetings are held after the General Admission II/Student Teaching Application meeting in mid February/September.

For more information on this unique opportunity check out the Educators Abroad Ltd. website.

Teacher in Residency Program

An option for Fall Semester Student Teachers only

The Teacher in Residency (TIR) program is a partnership with the Appleton Area School District (AASD) that offers a true immersion experience in public school teaching. Highly qualified student teachers are placed at elementary, middle and high schools during the fall semester.

The program promotes intensive practice teaching experience (full semester placements) while incorporating frequent opportunities for reflective dialogue with teachers, administrators and peers regarding best practices. Learn More ...

Photos: (Top and center) Teaching English in South Korea. 
(Bottom) Teaching Social Studies at Elisabeth Murdoch College (Secondary School) Victoria Australia


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Office of Field Experience 

Nursing/Education 620/623

College of Education and Human Services 

800 Algoma Blvd. 

Oshkosh, WI 54901 


MaryBeth Petesch, Director 


Joann Mariahazy, Assistant