Office of Partnerships and Placements​

What We Do

The Office of Partnerships and Placements is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, supporting, and assessing student teaching placements in districts across the state.

Contact Information
Administrative Office

Director: Celeste Comeau-Mullane

Coordinator: Kathleen Johnson

The Office of Partnerships and Placements (OPP) works collaboratively with undergraduate and graduate programs, cooperating teachers, college supervisors, student teachers, and school districts to coordinate the student teaching experience for approximately 200 teacher candidates per year.

Middle school students in class raising their hands

OPP also manages the administrative aspects of student teaching placements, including general communications, assessment timelines, policies and procedures, placement logistics, collaborations, and conflict resolution. In addition to the student teaching experience, the office supports practicum and internship placements through its online practicum placement request system and by providing mechanisms to secure internship placements for candidates enrolled in graduate teacher preparation programs.


Attention Students Planning To Student Teach in Fall 2022!

Please contact the OPP office,, if you intend to student teach in fall 22 and have not completed the application on Chalk and Wire.
  • Submit Praxis Scores and a valid BCI on C&W by 5-2-22

  • Submit all remaining student teaching requirements on C&W by 5-11-22. 

  • RSTI Readiness for Student Teaching (Chalk & Wire) Directions for submitting your Readiness for Student Teaching or Internship materials on Chalk and Wire.