UNI student teachers can gain cultural experience in and out of classroom

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Lori Blue, intern, UNI Out-of-State & International Student Teaching Program, (319) 273-3925 or (515) 297-1181
Rebecca Schultze, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students planning to student teach during the fall 2006 semester have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new environment both in and out of the classroom with international and out-of-state student teaching experiences.

UNI's Out-of-State & International Student Teaching program will hold informational meetings for future student teachers Sept. 19 through Sept. 23 in the Schindler Education Center (SEC). The meetings are designed to inform students about out-of-state and international student teaching, to answer questions and to prepare them for screening interviews.

Meetings will take place:

Monday, Sept. 19, noon to 1 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. in SEC 423

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 10 to 11 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. in SEC 406

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9 to 10 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. in SEC 423

Thursday, Sept. 22, 10 to 11 a.m. in SEC 406 and 3 to 4 p.m. in SEC 420

Friday, Sept. 23, 9 to 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon in SEC 425

UNI has cooperating schools in more than 40 states and more than 40 countries, giving the students a global perspective and a literal world-class education, said Janey Montgomery, coordinator of the program.

Students can learn more online by visiting or calling (319) 273-2202.