Student Observation Hours Process

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD offers the opportunity to obtain observation hours. If you would like to fulfill your University or Alternative Certification Program observation hours with GCISD, you MUST complete the following:

Steps to Apply for Observation Hours:
1. Complete the Volunteer Background Check.
2. Complete our online Observation Form.
3. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an approval email from the HR department.

  • All steps must be completed before being on campus to conduct observation hours.
  • GCISD will begin processing observation requests for the 2020-2021 school year, Monday, August 16, 2021. The Observation Form will close, Friday, April 22, 2022.
  • Observation on campuses will start September 7, 2021, and will end May 13, 2022.
  • Late inquiries may be denied based on campus/teacher availability.

Student/Clinical Teacher Process

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD offers Student Teaching placement opportunities for college students and Clinical Teaching placement opportunities for alternative certification candidates.

Steps to Apply for Student/Clinical Teaching:
1. Complete the Volunteer Background Check.
2. Complete our online Student Teaching Form.
3. Once processed, you will receive an approval email from the HR department.

  • All steps must be completed before being on campus as a Student/Clinical Teacher.
  • The deadline for requesting fall 2021 Student Teaching assignments is May 28, 2021. The deadline for requesting spring 2022 student teaching assignments is November 8, 2021.
  • Please contact our office the semester before your student teaching.
  • Late inquiries may be denied based on campus/teacher availability.