The Department of Professional Development for the District of Palm Beach County.

Pre-Service

Program Description

The Pre-Service Program involves a number of stakeholders including college students preparing to become educators, classroom teachers who supervise the college students, school site administrators (Educator Support Program or ESP Contacts), college/university educators who help prepare future teachers, the college/university placement coordinators, and the District Pre-Service Specialist who places future teachers in local schools for hands-on learning experiences. This website should assist all of the stakeholders in their efforts to become/train educators

Student Interns

Process to gain district clearance:

  • Step 1All Pre-Service Students Must Read – Badge Information
  • Step 2Interns Only Must Read – Drug Screening

Forms to have prepared when you arrive on your assigned campus:

ESP Contacts

Mentor Teachers

University & College Contacts

General Resources:

Process to gain district clearance:

  • Step 1All Pre-Service Students Must Read – Badge Information
  • Step 2Interns Only Must Read – Drug Screening

Forms to have prepared when you arrive on your assigned campus:

Other Placements

  • For Speech Placements please contact Beverly Keyser, School Language Diagnostician at (561) 494-1517.
  • For School Psychologist Placements please contact David Ramos, School Psychologist at (561) 432-6363.