The Office of Teacher Education Services

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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.

Licensing
The licensing area of OTES serves as a liaison between BSU students obtaining an educational license and the state licensing agency in Indiana. 

Testing Requirements
For licensure in Indiana all teachers are required to take the Praxis I and II tests, or CASA. 

Limited Criminal History

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