Student Teaching & Internships

Student Teaching

  • Steps to Student Teach in the North Kansas City School District

    • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above
    • Grades in the core areas or area of certification/specialty at a B or above
    • Security clearance through State Highway Patrol or FBI
    • Behavior during the student teaching experience that aligns with staff expectations as outlined in the NKC Schools Board of Education policies.

     

    The following materials, in conjunction with any forms required by the sponsoring university/college, are required to be submitted to NKC Schools:

    • Philosophy of Education
    • Official transcripts from sponsoring university/college
    • Personal information sheet indicating contact information if one is not contained in the university/college student teaching materials

     

    Participation in the Co-Teach model for student teaching is required.

     

    Student Teaching Application Process

    Applicants must submit a completed application by the applicable deadline. 

    • Fall session deadline:  April 15
    • Spring session deadline:  October 15
    • Summer session deadline: April 15

     

    Requests to student teach in the district are only accepted from a sponsoring university/college. Student teachers are asked not to contact individual teachers or building administrators to obtain information for a student teaching placement.

     

    Contact Information

    For more information about NKC Schools or the student teaching placement process, contact (816) 321-5004.

Administrator Internships

  • Qualifications & Requirements

    • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above
    • Grades in the core areas or area of certification/specialty at a B or above
    • Security clearance through State Highway Patrol or FBI
    • Behavior during the internship experience that aligns with staff expectations as outlined in the NKC Schools Board of Education policies.

     

    Application Process

    Must submit a completed application by the applicable deadline. 

    • Fall session deadline:  April 15
    • Spring session deadline:  October 15
    • Summer session deadline: April 15

     

    Internship requests are only accepted from a sponsoring university/college. Individuals seeking placement are asked not to contact building administrators to obtain information for a placement.


    Contact Information

    For more information about NKC Schools or the Administrator Internship placement process, contact (816) 321-5847.

Other Internship Opportunities

  • Interns develop their skills in all areas of competence through general experience and individualized growth plans that they develop in consultation with their supervisor. 

    • All paid internship opportunities will be posted on our Career Opportunities page. 
    • For non-paid internships, please work through your university/college.

     

    School Psychology Internship

    North Kansas City Schools offers an internship in School Psychology for students in Ph.D. programs. Our internship is a consortium in partnership with Crittenton Children’s Center and Independence School District, and is now a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). We provide a broad range of training experiences across educational and clinical settings. Applications are accepted through the APPIC match program. For more information please contact pamela.august@nkcschools.org

    >> School Psychology Internship Brochure