Office of Student Teaching

Office of Clinical Practice and Residency

The Residency Program at Southeastern Louisiana University is a field-intensive, competency-based program aimed at building Residents’ capacities for success thereby improving the achievement of PK-12 students with whom they teach and learn.  The program has nine district partners that assist in the Residency experience that models best practices and inclusive instruction.


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Residency Application

Completed Residency Application (Spring cohort application will be released in September; Fall cohort application will be released in February)

Jordan Ahrend | Director of Clinical Practice and Residency


An Internship is a yearlong clinical experience for post-baccalaureate initial certification candidates whether enrolled in a non-degree, alternative certification or Master of the Art of Teaching (MAT) candidates. Internships are for candidates who hold full-time teacher of record positions in school sites that are willing to provide support through a certified mentor teacher.

Dr. Susan Zimlich | Graduate Coordinator


A Mentor is a teacher who serves as the primary school-based teacher educator for Residents completing a year-long residency experience.  Listed below are the most common resources for Mentors:

NIET Aspiring Teacher Rubric used by University Site Coordinators to assess Residents
Mentor Frequently Asked Questions
Residency 1 Calendar | Residency 2 Calendar
Video Library of Common Residency Protocols

Resident Weekly Responsibilities:
Co-Teaching & Co-Planning Protocol
Lesson Plan Protocol
Activity Log
Coaching Journals

Resident Assignments:
Partnership Agreement Form
Letter to Family Partners
R1 Collaborative Conference Form