Undergraduate Student Teaching

Undergraduate Student Teaching
Kindergarten Student Teaching FALL 2020


The student-teaching internship covers 14 weeks, Monday through Friday in the last semester of the program. Students are placed in a variety of school settings including public, private, Catholic, or independent schools in the greater Washington, DC, area. Students may request the school division in which he or she wants to student teach.

Out-of-area student teaching placements are available and may be arranged by the Office of Education Clinical Experiences. Students may also student teach abroad. Placements are currently available in Rome, ItalyAuckland, New Zealand, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

For more information on any aspect of the student-teaching application process, please contact the Office of Education Clinical Experiences: ece@marymount.edu


This program will prepare you to be licensed teacher in one of the following:

  • Art Education (grades K-12)
  • Elementary Education (grades PK-6)
  • Secondary Education (grades 6-12):
    • Biology
    • Math
    • English
    • History
  • Special Education: General Curriculum (grades K-12)

Though area school systems continue to experience budget cuts, Marymount students continue to be hired as contracted teachers upon graduation, particularly in the areas of elementary education, special education, and secondary math and science.

Your VA license can be transferred to the following states Per the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification(NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement.

Alaska                                          Minnesota
Arkansas                                     Mississippi
California                                    Missouri
Colorado                                     Montana
Connecticut                                Nebraska
Delaware                                     Nevada
District of Columbia                 New Hampshire
DODEA                                       New Jersey
Florida                                        North Carolina
Georgia                                       North Dakota
Guam                                          Ohio
Hawaii                                        Oklahoma
Idaho                                           Oregon
Illiios                                           Pennsylvania
Indiana                                       Rhode Island
Iowa                                            South Carolina
Kansas                                        Tennessee
Kentucky                                    Texas
Louisiana                                    Utah
Maine                                          Vermont
Maryland                                    Washington
Massachusetts                           West Virginia
Michigan                                     Wyoming