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CPS Placements

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. All students seeking to complete their student teaching in the district are required to complete this district student teaching application process.  

If you reside in the North, Northwest, Evanston/Skokie or South Suburban areas it is strongly recommended that you complete this application.

CPS Field Experience

Students who reside in the City of Chicago or on the outskirts of the city are required to complete the Field Experience online registration process. All students must complete the CPS Field Experience registration process in its entirety in order to obtain CPS approval to begin their field experience placement within CPS.

Field Experience Contact Person

Ms. Jacqueline Blake
Student Field Experience Coordinator
Chicago Public Schools
Office of Human Capital
125 S. Clark Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603

E-Mail: fieldexperience@cps.k12.il.us
Fax: 773.553.1131

CPS Student Teaching

Registration Period OPENS April 1, 2014 and CLOSES June 30, 2014

Student Teaching Contact Person

Ms. Leslie Ackerman
Student Teaching Program Manager
Chicago Public Schools
Office of Human Capital
125 S. Clark Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603

E-Mail: studentteach@cps.edu
Fax: 773.553.1131

View the Chicago Public Schools - Student Teaching Website