Youth Development & Agricultural Education

Hosting a Student Teacher

To become eligible to host an Indiana agricultural education student teacher, an Indiana Agricultural Science and Business Teacher must complete and return the following information no later than September 30th of the current school year to:
Dr. Allen Talbert
Purdue University
615 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

1. Complete and return the Self-Study of Standards and Quality Indicators.
2. Read the Cooperating Teacher Handbook, then complete and return pages 3-7.

These documents will be reviewed by the Purdue Agricultural Education faculty/staff, the Indiana DOE Agricultural Education staff, and the Executive Board of IAAE. If approved, your school will appear on the approved list of student teaching sites for the following school year (Example: September 30, 2017 apply for Spring 2019).

The process for Purdue Agricultural Education students to select a student teaching site is explained in the Steps in Placement at a Student Teaching Center document.