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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Visiting Student Teacher Requesting University Requirements

The requesting university shall:

  • Complete the WKU Visiting Student Teacher Application Word
  • Acknowledge that the applicant is a student in good standing with the university and eligible to student teach.
  • Provide the Student Teaching Major / Subject
  • List the required student teaching time frame / a split placement or one assignment
  • Provide their Student Teaching Guidelines and Evaluation Forms to the WKU Student Teaching Office,  the WKU University Supervisor, the assigned Cooperating Teacher(s), and the student. The requesting university may opt to accept WKU’s Evaluation Forms.
  • Propose Cooperating Teacher and University Supervisor Compensation (Stipends will be negotiated)

The state of KY requires all student teachers to have a current medical/tb form (less than 1 yr old during the student teaching time frame) on file with the WKU Student Teaching Office and a Federal Criminal Background Report completed and on file with the hosting school district.

The Office of Teacher Services and School Relations is looking forward to working with you.

Dr. Fred Carter, Director
WKU Office of Student Teaching
1906 College Heights Blvd  #61031
Bowling Green, KY  42101-1031

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