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EIU Department of Student Teaching and Clinical Experiences

Classroom Observation Request Information 

Observing in Charleston High School

In order to observe in Charleston High School you must do the following:

  • Review the CHS Master Schedule for a list of when classes in your content area are available to observe.  The CHS Master Schedule can be found by clicking here.

  • Check the Charleston High School bell schedule to make sure that you are available for the entire class you wish to observe.  All observers must report to the high school office 15 minutes before their scheduled observation and are not allowed to leave until the students are dismissed for that class period.  The CHS Bell Schedule can be found by clicking here.

  • Complete the Charleston High School Classroom Observation Request Form.  This form must be completed at least two weeks prior to the date you would like to visit

  • You will receive an email confirmation with additional information once your observations are scheduled. 

 

Observing in Mattoon High School

In order to observe in Mattoon High School you must do the following:

  • Each EIU student observing at Mattoon High School MUST bring a copy of their criminal background investigation (CBI) report to Mattoon High School EACH time they go to the school.

  • Review the Mattoon High School guidelines for observers (link).  Also, please follow their required Visitor Policy (link) when you arrive at the school for an observation.

  • Review the MHS Master Schedule for classes in your content area. Only the highlighted classes are available for observation.

  • Check the Mattoon High School bell schedule to make sure that you are available for the entire class you wish to observe.  All observers must report to the high school office 15 minutes before their scheduled observation and are not allowed to leave until the students are dismissed for that class period.  The MHS Bell Schedule can be found by clicking here.

  • Complete the Mattoon High School Classroom Observation Request Form.  This form must be completed at least two weeks prior to the date you would like to visit.

  • You will receive an email confirmation with additional information once your observations are schedule

 

Observing in All Other Schools

In order to observe in all schools other than Charleston High School or Mattoon High School you must do the following:

  • Identify the school at which you would like to observe.  Eastern Illinois University must have a contract with any site at which you observe. A list of Illinois schools (with notation as to whether EIU has a contract) can be found by clicking here. If EIU does not have a contract with a given site, you cannot observe at that site until a contract is signed which generally takes 3 weeks.  If EIU has a contract with the school your request form must be submitted at least two weeks prior to your visit.

  • Contact the principal of given school and make specific arrangements for your visit (date and time) directly with him/her.

  • Complete the Classroom Observation Request Form-General  (https://www.eiu.edu/clinical/machform/view.php?id=7814)

  

If you have questions or need assistance in scheduling your observations please contact Ben Rienbolt in the College of Education Dean's Office, 1420 Buzzard Hall, 217-581-2200, bcrienbolt@eiu.edu.  

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Contact Information

Dept. of Student Teaching and Clinical Experiences

1420 Buzzard Hall
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-2620
217-581-2518

Weekday Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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