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How to Apply

> To apply for a student teaching internship at CSD, the prospective student teacher will need to send the following information:

  • A letter of interest in student teaching at our school
  • Resume
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies)
  • Two letters of recommendation

> Student teachers will need to go through interviews, either in person or through the videophone. During the interview, they will be evaluated for their knowledge about teaching Deaf students as well as for their ASL proficiency. We accept student teachers who possess a certain level of ASL proficiency so the continued educational progress for our students is assured with our student teachers.

> In the event of being accepted for the internship, the student teacher will need to send in the following documents:

  • Certificate of Clearance 
    This is a document certifying that the individual applying has been fingerprinted and obtained clearance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, probably through the Commission on Teacher Credentialing office.

  • TB Test Results
    TB test must be taken within 6 months prior to the student teaching internship.

It is imperative that these two documents be sent to DOI Analyst Judy Alexander, at least two weeks prior to the first day of the student teaching internship, via FAX, email, or mail to:

FAX
(addressed to Judy Alexander) to: (510) 794-3878

Email
PDF attachments to: jalexander@csdf-cde.ca.gov

Mail
Judy Alexander
Analyst, Department of Instruction
California School for the Deaf
39350 Gallaudet Drive
Fremont, CA 94538