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Student Teaching Request for Placement

Please verify you are in the Teacher Education Student Portal by doing the following:

  • Go to and click your portrait (circle) in the top right of the screen
  • Log into your Weber account and the two factor DUO authentication
  • You will be redirected to eWeber
  • In the “Search for Portal Apps….” area, type Teacher Education Student Portal
  • Results will show a box called Teacher Education Student Portal

snapshot of the portal

  • If you already have an application in the system, you will see your program listed as a purple underlined link
  • If you do not see a program listed, add your information by pushing the Start Another Application button and begin your application.  

(NOTE: do this action ONLY if you do not see an active program listing under the “Your Applications” area or you will duplicate your account)

  • Complete the requested student teaching items below and save them as electronic files on your computer. Links to forms and other information are highlighted in purple. PDF tools are acceptable for online signatures.



All Elementary, Secondary, Special Education, and GCT Program teacher candidates please complete the following documents and then submit them as a file upload from your computer to the Teacher Education Student Portal application under the File Manager tab.

1. Provide verification of a current USBE background clearance

Note: WSU Teacher Education programs require a USBE clearance. If you do not have a USBE background clearance, apply using this link > USBE Background Clearance

Go and register for an account if you do not already have one

Go to your personal page and select the CACTUS link (bottom middle)

Verify birthdate and SSN

Select Verify Me

Check personal information

Select Application Status

Save a screenshot of the Application Status

2. Autobiography - Upload a document no more than one page relating personal experiences in the education program, why you chose to be a teacher and your goals.

3. Graduate Certificate (GCT) Student Verification Form - (This is for GCT Program students ONLY)

Provide a signed copy from the GCT Director, Dr. Penee Stewart,

4. ESL Form – ESL students ONLY

Provide a signed copy by Dr. David Byrd,

5. Send an email to Patty Coan ( to confirm your application is complete. 

6. Read the Student Teaching Guidebook – All teacher candidates should read and be familiar with requirements and policies in the guidebook

Please contact Teacher Education Advisement for specific questions about current testing and licensing requirements for their program.


Contact information link >> Teacher Education Advisement

Utah Educator Licensing

PPAT – Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers