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Observation & Practicum

Obtaining Clearance

Old Dominion University candidates in approved professional educational programs are required to provide a clearance check when registering for a course that requires a field experience. Read the Procedures for Obtaining Clearance

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

The Online Placemnt Request link will close SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

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