Elementary & Secondary Student Teaching
Elementary and secondary teacher candidates, who have met the university student teaching requirements, will be assigned for student teaching in an accredited school where they will implement the state approved content standards for their subject area(s) and the content performance standards for the teaching profession. Grading is by S or U only.
- Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter.
- Engage and support all student learning.
- Create and maintain effective learning environments.
- Describe principles of content-specific and developmentally appropriate design for selected content area.
Why Choose National University?
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 185,000 alumni worldwide.
Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.
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Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.
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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.
Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.
Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.
As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.