Ohio University

Teaching Fellows

Teacher with young students

The Center for Clinical Practice in Education seeks qualified applicants each year to serve as PDS Teaching Fellows. Teaching Fellows teach half-time in a PDS school while also pursuing a Master's degree in The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education.

The 2021-2022 Teaching Fellow application will be opened in November and must be submitted by February 4, 2021. If you are considering applying to be a Teaching Fellow for the 21-22 school year, please attend one of the information sessions that will be held immediately following Professional Internship Seminars this fall. If you need additional information, please reach out to Dawn Mooney at mooneyd@ohio.edu or Marcy Keifer Kennedy at keiferm1@ohio.edu.

How to Apply

The 2021-2022 Teaching Fellowship application has now closed. Applicants will be contacted by the OHIO Center for Clinical Practice in Education regarding this year's interview process, with decisions made by participating district expected in early March.


  • A bachelor's degree in Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Special Education, or Adolescent-to-Young-Adult Education, completed no later than Summer 2021
  • An Ohio teaching license, effective for the 2021-2022 school year
  • Admission to a master's program to begin in Summer or Fall 2021
  • High commitment to teaching and student learning
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Professional commitment to a PDS Partnership from mid-August thru June
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from a teacher who has observed your teaching
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0