Welcome to the Office of Field Experiences

The Office of Field Experiences secures field placements for teaching candidates in CWU's College of Education and Professional Studies.

About Field Experiences

We partner with more than 130 school districts to provide valuable learning experiences for future teachers. CWU's teacher education alumni are teaching in K-12 schools throughout Washington and beyond.

Field Experience (EFC 330)

Information on Field Experience (EFC 330)

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Student Teaching (EFC 480)

You approach the Office of Field Experiences with a mix of excitement and anticipation, knowing that EFC 480 awaits.

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Elementary Practicum

Here, the fusion of theory and practice is no longer an abstract concept; it becomes your path to success.

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Student Resources

Here, a wealth of student resources awaits you.

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Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

You find yourself in the Office of Field Experience, seeking information about the Masters of Arts in Teaching program.

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We look forward to supporting your educational journey. Let's put your classroom learning into action!

Placement Application Deadlines

Please note that application deadlines are subject to change. Please check this site regularly.

Student Teaching (EFC 480)

  • Fall: Apply by January 15
  • Winter: Apply by May 1
  • Spring: Apply by October 1

Apply for Student Teaching

Field Experience (EFC 330)

  • Pre-Fall and Fall: Apply by April 1
  • Winter: Apply by October 1
  • Spring: Apply by January 1

Apply for Field Experience

Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Internships

MAT administrative staff will send the application to each candidate's CWU email account upon program acceptance.

  • Summer Cohort: March 15
  • Winter Cohort: Application deadline TBA

Complete the MAT Placement Application

Elementary Practicums (ELEM 494/ELEF 495)

We also place for a variety of courses required for Elementary Education majors. Click the application link below for a full list of available courses.

  • Fall: Apply by April 1
  • Winter: Apply by October 1
  • Spring: Apply by January

Apply for Elementary Practicum Placements

Student Teaching Webinars

Stay tuned for further information regarding the webinar information.

Questions? Contact Us

Office of Field Experiences

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