Thank you for your interest in working with our Middle Grade candidates. Please use this page to find resources and information related to working with Middle Grade candidates in your classroom.

Cooperating Teacher Expectations and Responsibilities

Benefits for Cooperating Personnel

Information about Professional Development through the University of Illinois

Danielson Framework for Teaching Chart

Middle Grade Professional Sequence

Illinois Professional Teaching Standards (IPTS)

Click HERE for Cooperating Teacher Request Forms

Click HERE for CoTE Portal Information


CoTE Early Field Experience Evaluation {EXAMPLE ONLY, Actual Form on Portal}

Early Field Experience: CI 401* (Year 1 Spring)

*CI 401 is only taken by Middle Grade candidates earning a Math Endorsement.

EDPR 442 Student Teaching (Year 2 Spring)

Electronic Observation PowerPoint Help for Cooperating Teachers {Please review this PowerPoint before using the electronic observation form}

Using Danielson with Student Teachers

Supporting Candidates through edTPA

SP18 EDPR 442 Student Teaching Handbook

EDPR 442 Takeover Guidelines

SP18 EDPR 442 Calendar

Open Ended Observation Form {save to desktop and edit. This form is a saveable pdf}

EDPR 442 Clinical Observation Form

Pre Conference Form> {Word Version}

Post Conference Form {Editable PDF; Save on computer, then edit and save}

Post Conference Form {Word Version}

CoTE Student Teaching Mid-Term/Final Evaluation Form {Log-in to CoTE Portal, click edit to complete form/ click view to print form}