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Student Teachers- Internships

Information for Student Teaching Candidates

For many years the district has had an outstanding reputation grounded in academic excellence. This is accomplished through the high quality of instruction provided on a daily basis by a dedicated, talented teaching staff; the breadth of academic and co-curricular offerings; superior facilities; services provided by an outstanding support staff; and the commitment of the school board, parents and community at large.

Approved University Programs
  • CalPoly, San Luis Obispo – General Education and Special Education candidates
  • La Verne University – General Education and Special Education candidates
    • (including internships as approved by the District and University)
  • Brandman University – General Education and Special Education candidates
    • (including internships as approved by the District and University)
  • CalSTATE Teach University – General Education candidates
  • University of Phoenix – General Education and Special Education candidates
  • National University – General Education candidates
  • Loma Linda University – Speech Pathologist candidates
How to Become a Student Teacher at Lucia Mar
  • Apply for an approved university program
  • Complete university requirements/work with your student teaching adviser for specific requirements to your credentialing program.
  • Request Lucia Mar as your choice district with your student teaching adviser.
  • The student teaching adviser will work with Human Resources staff to place you in an appropriate, high quality educational setting to complete program requirements.
Substitute Teaching for Your Mentor Teacher

Become a substitute for your mentor teacher

  • Contact the Substitute Coordinator at (805) 474-3000 ext. 1199
  • Complete a Substitute Teacher application online at
  • Complete the necessary paperwork to obtain a 30-day Substitute Permit through Human Resources
  • Complete necessary steps with CTC to obtain a Certificate of Clearance
  • Complete fingerprinting requirements in the Human Resources department
  • Receive an ID badge, SubFinder information, and instructions.
  • Student teachers are eligible to substitute for their mentor teachers up to 10 days during each student teaching quarter
Concerns Regarding Placements or Program

Please contact your university adviser or Human Resources for assistance.

Positions Available After Completion of Student Teaching

Vary throughout the year

Day-to-day substitute

Long-term substitute

Literacy Support Tutors

Summer School

Bright Futures (After school program)

Documents & Information
For More Information Please Contact Human Resources

Courtney Booth, Human Resources Coordinator

(805) 474-3000 ext. 1194