• Darlene Randall
    Coordinator of Personnel Services
    281-727-2077
    darlenerandall@sheldonisd.com
     

     

     

    Sheldon ISD  Field Experience/Observation Procedures

    Sheldon ISD 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 darlenerandall@sheldonisd.com 
    • 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 certification.
    • 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 Handbook Receipt.
    • 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 and times.
    • Print the letter and take a copy of it with you to each campus on your scheduled observation days. 

     

    Field Experience/Observation Timelines:

    • Observation requests are accepted at the beginning of each semester term. Requests submitted earlier than the beginning of each semester term will not be processed.
    • Fall Observations begin after the 2nd week in September and end the last week of November.
    • Fall Observation Requests will not be considered after the second week of November.
    • Spring 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.