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Administrative Procedure 429: STUDENT TEACHING


Full cooperation with teacher training institutions who wish to provide student teaching experiences for their students is encouraged.


  1. Certificated teachers are encouraged to function as Faculty Consultants or Cooperating Teachers in teacher training programs.
    1. Teachers will only be considered as PSIII mentor if a principal-approved professional growth and mentorship plan is submitted with the application, to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.
  2. Honoraria for Faculty Consultants and Cooperating Teachers shall be the responsibility of the teacher training institution. Division staff are entitled to accept and retain such honoraria.
    1. Days in lieu provided by the post secondary institution shall not be added to the “discretionary day” entitlement under the collective agreement.
  3. The Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources will coordinate requests from teacher training institutions for the placement of student teachers.
  4. Placements of student teachers shall be made by the Principal in consultation with the Cooperating Teacher(s).


Section 18,33,52,53,196,197,204,222 Education Act

Teaching Profession Act

Ministerial Order 016/97 – Teaching Quality Standard

Ministerial Order 001/2013 – Student Learning

Guide to Education – ECS to Grade 12

Collective Agreement


Approved: August 21, 2018