welcomes the opportunity to mentor aspiring educators as they obtain
observation hours or conduct field experience as part of their coursework
toward becoming a certified teacher in Texas.
Procedures for approval to observe
teachers on Sheldon ISD campuses:
- Contact the Coordinator of Personnel
Services, Darlene Randall, to schedule a brief appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org
- On the day of your scheduled
appointment, bring your driver’s license or state identification card and a
letter from your college, university, or alternative certification program as
verification of your admission or enrollment in coursework toward teacher
- During your scheduled appointment,
you will be asked to complete a Consent to Perform Criminal History Background
Check form, DPS Name-Based search form, and a Field Experience/Observation
- You will be emailed a letter of
approval for observations within five business days from your appointment. The letter
will include who to contact on each campus to schedule your observation dates
- Print the letter and take a copy of
it with you to each campus on your scheduled observation days.
Field Experience/Observation Timelines:
requests are accepted at the beginning of each semester term. Requests
submitted earlier than the beginning of each semester term will not be
Observations begin after the 2nd week in September and end the last
week of November.
Observation Requests will not be considered after the second week of November.
Observations begin after the 3rd week in January and end the last
week of March.
- Spring Observation
Requests will not be considered after the second week of March.