Student Teachers

Oroville City Elementary School District is proud to partner with universities to assist candidates in need of completing fieldwork. The following protocols are currently in place to assist the following candidates with this process:

  • Student Teachers

  • Students Completing Field Work Hours

  • Students Observing a Classroom

Cooperating Teachers and Placements

Principals will assist universities in placing a candidate with an approved Cooperating Teacher at their school site.  The Student Teacher University Supervisor must contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 532-3000, Ext. 3002 or email  to commence the placement process. 

Student Teachers and Certificated Substitute Teaching

Student teachers may be allowed to serve as a certificated substitute teacher for their Cooperating 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 with BCOE & CTC for certificated substitute teachers; need Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teacher Permit; already have a permit but not in the clearinghouse

  3. OCESD application, training and onboarding with the Human Resources Department at: Substitute Teacher application . 

For additional information regarding this process or placement, please contact Sondra Christofferson, Executive Assistant, HR. or (530) 532-3000 ext. 3002