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Observation & Practicum

(Pass or Fail) In the observation assignment, you are required to complete 30-hour observation and participation experience in local educational agencies. We will assign you to a school of your intended school district.

Online Placement Request

The teacher education services staff is here to assist you. The purpose of this page is to provide you with clear information to make the correct selection so that we can serve you most efficiently. Please read all directions before making a selection.

  1. If you are a licensed teacher, provisionally licensed teacher, or a candidate participating in a cohort who does not need a placement from Teacher Education Services. Please click this link

  2. If you are an ODU student enrolled in TLED 301, TLED 608, SEPS 297 or PE 230 requiring an observation placement, TES must request your placement. Please click this link

  3. If you are an ODU student enrolled in a practicum course requiring a placement, TES must request your placement. Remember you must be admitted into an approved teacher education program to request a placement. Please click this link