The Office of Teacher Education Services

**Attention Student wishing to apply for Student Teaching in the Spring 2016 semester.**

Mandatory Student Teaching Application Meetings

All prospective candidates, who intend to student teach in the Spring 2016 academic semester, have NOT already attended an application meeting, AND have already passed Decision Point 2 (DP2), must attend the meeting below.  The meeting will consist of student teaching application procedures, as well as general information on frequently asked questions.  The meeting will last about 90 minutes.   

Spring Student Teaching Application Meeting:

April 21, 2015 at 2pm in the Arts and Journalism Building room 175

If you have any questions, please contact the OTES office at or (765) 285-1168. 

Information About

Field Experiences 
OTES provides a responsible agency and administrative structure for moving practicums, participations and observations from a series of minimally related segments to a coordinated program of direct contacts with children, youth,teachers, and institutions.  

Student Teaching

OTES is the entity which organizes the placement of student teachers for Ball State University.  This includes the application process, the confirmation process, the assignment of placement, the assignment of university supervisor, and the coordination of the overall experience.

The licensing area of OTES serves as a liaison between BSU students obtaining an educational license and the state licensing agency in Indiana. 
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Testing Requirements
For licensure in Indiana all teachers are required to take the Pearson Content Test and the CASA Test. 

Limited Criminal History

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