Cooperating Teacher Resources

Department of Teacher Education-Internship


Cooperating Teachers,

Welcome and thank you for being a vital part of our teacher education program. We truly appreciate you opening your classroom to our teacher candidates and faculty. We hope that this webpage serves as a helpful location to house all the information related to hosting and evaluating your our teacher candidates and interns. If you have questions after reviewing the available information, please contact our administrative assistant: Michelle Willis at 479-524-7449 or by email at

Many Blessings,

Dr. Connie Matchell

Field Experience Information


Critical Disposition Form Video

The Critical Disposition Form will be will be shared with cooperating teachers by the professor or intern at the end of a field experience placement. This short video will explain the purpose of this form and process used in completing it.

Critical Disposition Form

Purpose: A teacher's disposition in the classroom is as important to teaching and student learning as the teacher's understanding of the content. The items on this form have been identified by the JBU Professional Development School partners as critical teaching dispositions. The purpose of this document is to identify dispositional growth areas for teacher candidates.


Internship Information


Training Videos

Internship Welcome and Training Video

Please watch this video and take the short Survey Monkey training verification quiz.  Here is the Powerpoint for the Training Video.

Survey Monkey Link for Training Verification

Survey Monkey quick training verification survey.


Weekly Evaluation Report Training Video

The Weekly Evaluation Reports is a communications tool between the CT, Intern, and University Supervisor. The University Supervisor will share this google sheet with the CT and intern.




Weekly Evaluation Form

This is a link to show you what the Weekly Evaluation form will look like.  The actual form you will use will be a form that is shared with you by your intern.

First week of internship Questionnaire

This document has a list of questions that interns need to turn in to their supervisors at the end of the first week.  The questions are designed to help the intern better know the expectations of the school and your classroom.

Internship Handbook 19-20

This handbook is a clickable PDF.  If you click on topics in the Table of Contents it will take you to that page and if you click in the upper right-hand corner of any page you will return to the Table of Contents.  

Final Evaluations

A Survey Monkey link will be emailed to you when it is time to complete the final evaluations.

W-9 Form

We must have a completed W-9 form to get you set up to complete the final evaluation and to process your $50 thank you gift