Undergraduate Field Experience


Select a category below:

EDUC 2110/2120/2130 and SPED 4002 Field Experience

In order to be placed in labs you must:

  1. Successfully complete a criminal background check:
    Due to the sensitive nature of working with children in a public/private school system, a background check is required for all students who are enrolled in an education class. The background check form must be submitted to:

    Jackie Creasy envelope-o icon
    706-667-4109
    Faxed or Scanned copies can not be accepted.

  2. Submit proof of Tort liability insurance:
    Liability insurance must be purchased prior to beginning the first education class. This liability insurance will be needed for the duration of your education program. Therefore, we recommend that you purchase enough years of coverage to extend until your expected graduation date. Liability insurance can be purchased by joining SPAGE or SGAE/NEA (websites are listed below). Proof of liability insurance must be provided to Jackie Creasy.

SPAGE (Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators)

GAE (Georgia Association of Educators)

NEA (National Education Association)

For more information on the Tort Liability Insurance, contact:

Jackie Creasy envelope-o icon
706-667-4109

Additional Field Experience Information for EDUC 2110/2120/2130

Additional Field Experience Information for SPED 4002

ECED/MGED/SCED/SPED/P-12 Field Experience Requirements

Field Experience Dates

Successfully complete a criminal background check:
Due to the sensitive nature of working with children in a public/private school system, a new background check is required at the following application times: application to Teacher Ed and application to Apprenticeship. Background Check Form

Submit form to:
Jackie Creasy envelope-o icon
UH 336 B

Expected Conduct and Dress Code
As a teacher candidate of Augusta University, you are representing the College of Education. You must dress professionally, which means no jeans, no sweat suits, no shorts, no flip flops. Inappropriate behavior or dress will not be tolerated and teacher candidates who exhibit such behavior risk being withdrawn from the class.

Augusta University Dress and Appearance of Teacher Candidates


Tort Liability
Liability insurance must be purchased prior to beginning the first education class (EDUC 2110/2120/2130 or SPED 4002). This liability insurance will be needed for the duration of your education program. Therefore, we recommend that you purchase enough years of coverage to extend until your expected graduation date. Liability insurance can be purchased from either SPAGE or SGAE (websites are listed below). Proof of liability insurance must be provided to Jackie Creasy. For more information on the Tort Liability Insurance, contact:

Jackie Creasy envelope-o icon
706-667-4109

SPAGE (Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators)

GAE (Georgia Association of Educators)

NEA (National Education Association)

Teacher Education Graduate Field Experience Requirements

MEd and EdS Students: All questions regarding MEd and EdS Field Experiences need to be directed to the MEd and EdS Field Experience Coordinator: Jackie Creasy, 706-667-4109, University Hall 336B. All MEd and EdS Field Experience documentation can be placed in Jackie Creasy's box in the Teacher Education Suite (University Hall 336B).

MAT Students: All questions regarding MAT Field Experiences need to be directed to the MAT Field Experience Coordinator: Jackie Creasy, 706-667-4109, University Hall 336B. All MAT Field Experience documentation can be placed in Jackie Creasy's box in the Teacher Education Suite (University Hall 336B).

**Students should NOT contact schools regarding possible field experience placements. Our department has a system in place to ensure appropriate placements are made.**

Important Field Experience Documents

Jobs/Internships

Are you looking for a job or internship? If yes, check your Augusta University CareerLink!

If you are in need of employment options that may also provide field experience credit, Augusta University's Career Center may be able to help you!

Contact: Melissa Hudson envelope-o icon
Career Advisor to the College of Education
706-731-7093

Or visit Augusta University's Career Center for information on additional opportunities.