University supervisors play a vital role in the development of future teachers. They are an integral part of the Student Teaching Triad (along with the student teacher and cooperating teacher). The Handbook for Student/Intern Teaching provides guidelines for this collaboration.
University supervisors provide continuous oversight of the student teacher and offer regular feedback during this capstone learning experience. In addition, the university supervisor serves as an important resource to the cooperating teacher in the classroom.
Important resources for the university supervisor include: