Iowa Core

  • Link to the Iowa Department of Education 

Understanding by Design

  • Link to Authentic Education- What is UbD?
  • UbD Professional Development Opportunity:  The School of Education has professional development coursework available focusing on Understanding by Design.  The course is available to adjunct faculty, cooperating teachers, and university supervisors.  Completed coursework will lead to graduate credit at no cost.  If interested in this opportunity, please contact Shaley Cullen at

Renewal Credit for Cooperating Teachers

  • Link to Renewal Credit forms for hosting students during Field Experiences (Clinical Supervision) and/or Student Teaching.

Student Teaching Resources


  • Link to more information regarding Canvas requirement for BVU student teachers.

Student Teaching Evaluation Descriptors

  • Link to Practitioner Candidate Evaluation Descriptors
  • Link to Resource for Mid-Term and Final Evaluations in Student Teaching and Evaluation Clarification and Descriptors