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Student Teaching

Bryan ISD welcomes student teachers for the fall and spring semesters. It is our goal to provide all student teachers with opportunities to gain insightful experiences that will enrich their career in education while assisting them with completion requirements for Texas educator preparation programs.

Requests for placement must be made by a university or certification institution. For more information contact Human Resources at 979-209-1075 or e-mail Carmen Hutcherson at  

NOTE: A written placement request from a university or certification institution must include your full name and e-mail address. Be sure to include your:

  • Description of assignment
  • Certification level
  • Certification subject
  • Assignment starting and ending dates or total hours required


Application: Students in educational programs must complete the Bryan ISD Student Teacher Pool application on file before the start of the semester. Click here to complete the brief application to initiate the background check procedure.


  • Scroll down to “Student Teachers” to open the application portal—Click APPLY / START
  • Under “Vacancy Desired” scroll down to enter the number of years of experience; select “Next Page”
  • Skip “Position Desired” (do not enter additional vacancies at this time)
  • Enter additional personal information/data
  • Complete “IDPS CCH Verification” section
  • Enter your Social Security number

The Human Resources (HR) department will communicate with campuses regarding whether an applicant did/did not pass a background check. All candidates should assume they are approved.

Orientation: Student teachers must attend a welcome reception/substitute orientation before their student assignment begins. Here, you will be provided with BISD professional expectations, as well as the required orientation for substituting for Bryan ISD.

Fall Orientation: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Spring Orientation: Wednesday, January 3, 2018
2:30 – 4:30 PM
Room 103, TESC Board Room
101 N. Texas Avenue
Bryan, TX  77803

Fingerprinting: Information will be sent to you via email after you complete your application. Once your fingerprinting requirements have been completed, you and your mentor teacher will be notified when you are eligible to begin substituting for up to three days for your mentor teacher while on assignment.

Substituting: You will only be able to substitute for your mentor teacher (no more than three days, total) while on assignment as a student teacher.