All student teaching placements are made within a 50-mile radius of Cornerstone’s campus.
Cooperating Teacher Handbook
Cooperating Teacher Forms & Information
To request a Student Teacher Assignment for your classroom, fill out our Student Teacher Request Form.
Student Teacher Evaluations:
Midterm Evaluation Form
Midterm Evaluation Instructions:
Click on the above link to fill out the midterm evaluation form. Once the form has been completed, please print, sign and submit it to the University Supervisor on the third observation visit of your student teacher.
This report should describe the student teaching competencies that have been observed by the cooperating teacher during the first half of the full-time directed teaching experience. The midterm report is used to help identify any strengths or weaknesses in the performance areas stated on the enclosed evaluation form. In essence, it should indicate to the student teacher how he or she is doing at this point in time. Please keep in mind that the expected level of performance on the midterm evaluation is to be viewed as having met some expectations since interns have only been in their placements for a limited amount of time. A grade of exceptional should be associated with skills seen in novice teachers or beyond. The midterm report is to be signed and mutually shared with the student teacher.
Final Evaluation Form
Final Evaluation Instructions:
Click on the above link to fill out the final evaluation form. Once the form has been completed and reviewed with the student teacher, please print, sign and submit to the Teacher Education University Supervisor on the final observation visit.
The final student teaching evaluation should describe the directed teaching competencies that have been observed by the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. The final evaluation should be an accurate portrayal of the student teacher's skill and abilities at the conclusion of the internship. The final evaluation becomes a part of the student’s permanent file and may be used to respond to requests by potential employers. Since many people may view the student’s file, the contents of the final evaluation are important.
Please keep in mind that our students are at the entry level of the teaching profession and are not finished products. Your summary comments should describe the student teacher’s skills and personal qualities. Feel free to attach a narrative to the student's final evaluation to further explain the grades given. Please discuss the narrative with the student teacher before submitting it for processing. The completion of directed teaching does not complete the process - it only helps to ensure a successful beginning. We appreciate your endeavors, encouragement, patience, and wisdom. We value your many contributions and are grateful for the opportunity to work with you in the preparation of future teachers. Please feel free to call our office at (616) 254-1638 if you have any questions.
Forms & Documents
Directed Teaching Handbook
University Supervisor Packet