Field Experience & Student Teachers
Calhoun City Schools is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining the highest quality employees dedicated to providing an exceptional education for our students. Calhoun City Schools has a growing incentive to provide experience in the classroom for all future educators which leads to job opportunities.
Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement Requests (for CCS employees and non-employees):
Step 1: Complete the Student Teacher / Field Experience / Observation Request Form a semester in advance. This form must be completed each semester.
Step 2: Complete the Application for Employment (For non-employees only). Once the application has been completed, it must only be updated each semester for new placements.
Step 3: Email Michelle Palmer at email@example.com and Cindy Meadows at firstname.lastname@example.org once the previous steps have been completed.
Note: Include the following information attached to the email:
- College / University placement request form with details.
- Memorandum of Agreement
CCS employees must also include the building administrators on the email.
Step 4: Complete required forms sent via email for security clearance purposes.
Step 5: Wait for clearance approval designation notice sent via email to the applicant and school administrator. Note: Approval must be granted prior to placement.
Student Teaching Placement Requests for CCS employees
Complete all of the above listed steps and submit the following form (linked here) to the HR office and your supervisor (Principal) at least one semester in advance of the requested placement.
The Calhoun City School’s “Growing Our Own” initiative focuses on the growth and development of future educators through programs such as Field Experience placements, Student Teaching positions, Substitutes to Educators, KEEP / Jacket Jamboree Staff to Educators, and Educators as a Profession pathway.