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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Visiting Student Teacher Requesting University Requirements

The requesting university shall:

  • Complete the WKU Visiting Student Teacher Application Word
  • Acknowledge that the applicant is a student in good standing with the university and eligible to student teach.
  • Provide the Student Teaching Major / Subject
  • List the required student teaching time frame / a split placement or one assignment
  • Provide their Student Teaching Guidelines and Evaluation Forms to the WKU Student Teaching Office,  the WKU University Supervisor, the assigned Cooperating Teacher(s), and the student. The requesting university may opt to accept WKU’s Evaluation Forms.
  • Propose Cooperating Teacher and University Supervisor Compensation (Stipends will be negotiated)

The state of KY requires all student teachers to have a current medical/tb form (less than 1 yr old during the student teaching time frame) on file with the WKU Student Teaching Office and a Federal Criminal Background Report completed and on file with the hosting school district.

The Office of Teacher Services and School Relations is looking forward to working with you.

Dr. Fred Carter, Director
WKU Office of Student Teaching
1906 College Heights Blvd  #61031
Bowling Green, KY  42101-1031

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