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Application for Student Teaching Rev fall 2020.doc

Admission to School of Education

For your Arkansas Teacher license, you will need to do the following to meet the requirements for licensure.  Important dates to remember - For Spring Admissions, applications received by October 20; For Fall Admissions, applications received March 15

  1. You will need to apply to the School of Education.  Below is the School of Education Application.   It will need to be completed and turned in ASAP to Ms. Mitzy Allen, or 870-575-8110.

  2. During the Junior year Spring semester, you will need to take the content exam.   Look up the test(s) you need for your teacher license and begin to prepare using the Test at a Glance forms.  Click on the Testing Requirements for Arkansas to find the appropriate test needed.  Testing Requirements for State of Arkansas   Click the Test Preparation Materials link for information regarding the exam.  Please know your test code or correct name.  Test Preparation Material 

  3. You will need to keep up the great work in your education.

  4. You will need to exit University College.

  5. Next Fall, apply for the Professional semester and graduation.

Admissions to SOE Flyer 
School of Education -Professional Semester Flyer
Testing Requirements for State of Arkansas
Test Preparation Material 

Student Teaching & Learning

Students seeking admissions to Student Teaching must meet the following requirements:
  1. Must apply by March 15 for a Fall semester assignment or apply by October 20 for a Spring semester assignment.
  2. Must receive approval for admission to the professional semester.*
  3. Must have been admitted to the School of Education.
  4. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.70 or better and a letter grade of "C" or better in all teacher education courses.
  5. Must have exited University College.
  6. Must have satisfied the state-approved scores on ACT and on the PRAXIS II.
  7. Must have completed all required professional education and major courses including HIST 3300 Arkansas History with a grade of "C" or better.
  8. Must show proof of S-AEA membership for liability protection or show proof of other liability insurance in the amount of $100,000.
  9. Must have on file an approved degree plan.
  10. Must present evidence of a recent within past three (3) months negative TB skin test or X-ray.
  11. Must agree not to enroll in more than 1-4 semester hours credit during the professional semester. Students who violate this policy will be withdrawn from the professional semester.
  12. Must apply for a state and national criminal background check (Act 1313 of 1997).
Admissions to SOE Flyer 
School of Education -Professional Semester Flyer
Testing Requirements for State of Arkansas


Application for Admission to SOE Form
Application for Student Teaching

For additional information, contact:
Willie Mae Hobbs
Field Experience Coordinator
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N. University Drive, Mail Slot 4927
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Tel: 870-575-8742
Fax: 870-575-8484