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University- Interns, Student Teachers, Field Work Hours

Pleasant Valley School District is proud to partner with Universities and fortunate to enrich our students education from the additional services provided by:

  • Interns
  • Student Teachers
  • Students Completing Field Work Hours/Students Observing a Classroom

 The following protocols are currently in place to assist the candidates with this process:

Placements Procedure: 

Site Principals may assist Universities in placing a candidate with an approved Master Teacher/Supervisor at their school site, as long as the Human Resources Office has approved the candidate placement with the University. Principals and candidates need to email HR to verify the candidate's information is on file. The candidate must submit the necessary paperwork to Human Resources prior to contacting the sites. Human Resources approves all placements and maintains a master list of all placements.

New and Returning Candidates: 

Once an approved Master Teacher/Supervisor is selected, the candidate must complete the following: 

Step 1: Click on the following link to complete the request to be placed in our district: 

Step 2: Contact Human Resources Department for additional processing information. Human Resources will obtain the authorization signatures from the Site Supervisor and Director of HR.

Step 3: Once placement has been authorized, Human Resources will notify the school site(s) and contact the candidate to confirm that the assignment may begin.  

Student Teachers and InternsStudent teachers and interns may be allowed to serve as a certificated substitute teacher for their Master Teacher, only in cases of emergency and only when the following prerequisites have been fulfilled:

  1. The Student Teacher has obtained prior approval from their University supervisor.
  2. The Student Teacher has completed and met all prequalification requirements for certificated substitute teachers including, the application, fingerprinting, and training process with the Human Resources Department. Please refer to the requirements for substitute teachers, as listed at: Substitute Teaching Application Process

For additional information regarding this process or placement, contact PVSD Human Resources Office at- Phone:(805) 389-2100 Ext. 3 then Ext. 7 or Email: Human Resources Department