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Application Deadlines

Semester of Internship for all Locations Regular Deadline
Late Deadline* Extended Late Deadline**
Fall 2022 February 1, 2022 March 1, 2022 April 1, 2022
Spring 2023 August 1, 2022 September 1, 2022 October 1, 2022
Fall 2023 February 1, 2023 March 1, 2023 April 1, 2023
Spring 2024 August 1, 2023 September 1, 2023 October 1, 2023

*placements are not guaranteed after this date

**Applications are not accepted after the extended deadline


Application & How to Apply

  1. Application -You will need to submit a current resume and describe your plan to meet all pending coursework and licensure assessments before student teaching.
  2. After your application has been accepted you will be sent an email with instructions for processing the 35 dollar application fee.
  3. Teacher Candidates requesting a placement in the following school division(s) must upload the additional respective form while completing the application. Click on the title to download the form:

        Requirements Prior to Teacher Candidate Internship Orientation

        Required Assessments

        All candidates are must complete the Virginia Board of Education prescribed assessments with passing scores.

        Required Assessment Details

        Clearance Background Checks

        All candidates are required to complete the ODU Field Experience Clearance Procedures prior to the Orientation. This process takes eight weeks to complete.

        Background Check Procedures

        Other Requirements

        • ALL course work, content knowledge and professional education as listed in your curriculum, must be completed prior to the orientation;
        • ALL GPA and grades requirements must be met as listed in your curriculum; and
        • Transcripts from external institutions documenting completion of required courses.



        Important Dates

        Teacher Candidate Orientation Dates

        Semester Meeting/Zoom
        Fall 2022 August 23, 2022
        Spring 2023 January 2023

        Teacher Candidate Internship Dates

        Semester/Length Start Date End Date
        Fall 2022 September 6, 2022 December 9, 2022
        14 Week Placement September 6, 2022 December 9, 2022
        10 Week Placement September 6, 2022 November 11, 2022
        (2) 7 week Placements September 6, 2022

        October 24, 2022
        October 21, 2022

        December 9, 2022
        Spring 2023 January 17, 2023 April 28, 2023
        14 Week Placement January 17, 2023 April 28, 2023
        10 Week Placement January 17, 2023 March 24, 2023
        (2) 7 Week Placements January 17, 2023 March 3, 2023
        March 6, 2023 April 28, 2023



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