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Idaho State University

Clinical Experiences

Clinical experiences are the pre-student teaching opportunities to observe, tutor, and assist small group and whole class instruction in schools and other agencies. A minimum of 100 clinical hours are earned before student teaching and at least 50 of these hours must be completed in diverse settings.

Pre-student teaching clinical experiences are completed in coursework prior to student teaching.

Clinical Experiences occur in EDUC 3308 and EDUC 4408.

Clinical Experience Checklist: Before beginning a clinical experience

1. Review the:


2. Transportation to all clinical experience sites is the responsibility of the teacher candidate.

 Resources: After completing a clinical experience

Complete your clinical experience.


  • While completing your clinical experience, document the dates, hours, name of teacher(s) and school where you are completing your experience