Student Teacher Program

  • The Cherry Creek School District is proud to offer student teaching and practicum programs.  These programs provide an expectational hands on experience and growth opportunity to the student teacher, continued professional growth for the mentor teacher, valuable and equitable learning for our students and continued partnerships with universities and colleges.

    The Student Teacher application window is open August 2, 2021 to October 1, 2021.

    If you are looking to be hired as a paid Psychology or Social Worker Intern, please submit a Classified application and apply to the appropriate job opening.

  • How to Apply

    The Fall 2021 application deadline is October 1, 2021.

    Please read all of the information below:

    Step 1: Create an account

    Step 2: Complete a student teacher application


    Do not use a CCSD email address on your application.

    Required Documentation

    University/College documentation indicating you are eligible to student teach.  This document must be uploaded to your application in order to complete your application and placement.

    If you have any issues please contact HR by email at

  • Placement Window

    The Fall 2021 placement window is from August 2, 2021 through October 1, 2021.

    The Human Resources department is committed to investing in our student teachers. The Student Teacher Education Program (STEP) to designed to optimize the learning experiences of student teachers in the district and provide a comprehensive overview of CCSD’s mission, values and strategic initiatives. Once a student teacher has completed a student teacher application on file, CCSD will place the student teacher applicant with an approved cooperating teacher.

  • Background Check

    During our placement process, HR will send the student teacher an email regarding our CBI/FBI background check instructions.

    Once the background check is completed, HR will notify the student teacher.  At no time can the student teacher begin student teaching until HR has cleared him/her to work!

  • Mandatory Student Teacher Orientation

    Once HR has completed the placement process, the student teacher will be required to attend our mandatory student teacher orientation.  HR will communicate the date and time of this orientation.  HR will not allow the student teacher to complete the District's student teach program unless he/she have attended this orientation. 

    Please make sure to check your email regularly. If you need to update your email address, please log-in to your account to update.

  • Meet & Greet with Principals and Training

    During each semester, the District will host two Meet and Greet Networking sessions for student teachers to meet administrators. These networking opportunities will include administrators from all levels and promote conversations around student teachers interests, levels and potential job prospects. After each Meet and Greet session, training sessions will be held on relevant topics to continue to build the capacity of our student teachers. Topics of interests this year will include: Trauma Informed & Equity training.

    Please make sure to check your email regularly. If you need to update your email address, please log-in to your account to update.

  • Still Have Questions?

    Please email us at

Q & A

  • Why am I not receiving emails from Human Resources?

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    Please check your spam folder and mark us as a safe sender.

    If you have recently changed your email address or would prefer communication to a different email, please log-in to your account and update your contact information.

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  • Is CCSD allowing Student Teachers to observe classrooms?

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    Due to COVID-19, CCSD is not allowing classroom/school volunteers or visitors, to include student teachers requesting observation hours. This is in accordance with guidance from the CDPHE/CDE and CCSD’s Overall Safety Strategy.

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