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Student Teaching and University Fieldwork / Practicum

El Segundo Unified School District enjoys partnerships with universities in preparing future educators. 

University Partnerships for Student Teaching

University Program Expires
Brandman University Counseling Program 8/31/2023
California State University, Dominguez Hills Counseling Program 2/9/2024
California State University, Fullerton School Nurse Program 12/31/2023
California State University, Long Beach Teaching, Administration, Counseling, Psychology until terminated 
California State University, Los Angeles Teaching, Counseling, Psychology 6/30/2023
Chapman University Communication Sciences (SLP) 12/18/2022
Grand Canyon University Teacher Preparation Program 6/30/2023
Loma Linda University Communication Sciences (SLP) 12/31/2024
Loyola Marymount University Teacher Preparation Program 8/30/2024
Marymount California University Teaching, Administration, Counseling, Psychology 6/30/2024
National University School of Education Teacher Preparation Program 6/30/2023
Pepperdine University Teacher Preparation Program 7/31/2024
Western Governors University Teacher Preparation Program 6/30/2023

Procedures for University Students Interested in Student Teaching or Fieldwork in ESUSD

  • Submit requests for placement to the Executive Director of Human Resources;, (310) 615-2650, ext. 1510.
  • A current university agreement must be on file prior to approving student teaching placement or fieldwork.
  • If placement is mutually agreeable, the candidate must complete an on-boarding process before entering a classroom.

On-Boarding for Student Teachers and Fieldwork:

On-boarding will be facilitated by personnel from the Office of Human Resources. The required steps are as follows:
  • Complete a criminal background check at the expense of the applicant. This must be done for ESUSD exclusively, prior fingerprints do not satisfy the requirement. 
  • Satisfy TB clearance.
  • Complete required forms and receipt of District policies.
  • Complete required online orientation modules.
  • Be approved by the Board of Education prior to beginning the assignment.