Office of Clinical Experiences (OCE)


How are you growing as a professional? 

Successful teachers know how to access tools and resources to impact their connections with students and the field of education. Here's a few to get you started. 

Professional Associations 

Professional associations in education provide research and resources for teachers and school leaders. Many offer discounted rates for collegians/pre-service teachers.

personal growth resources
National Council of Teachers of English National Art Education Association
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Music Teachers National Association
National Science Teaching Association Society of Health and Physical Educators
National Council for the Social Studies Association for Career and Technical Education
ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)  ISTE (International Society forTechnology in Education)
National Association of Special Education Teachers TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
National Association for the Education of Young Children Education Minnesota 
National Association for Gifted Children National Education Association 


State of Minnesota Information and Resources 

Minnesota Department of Education: Statewide resources for educators, schools, and families
Minnesota Academic Standards: access to resources for all MN academic standards
What Works Clearinghouse: Research-based instructional programs and practices


Career and Job Placement 

St. Cloud State Career Center: resume help, interview coaching, and more!
EdPost - Education Job Postings: the premier education job listing in the state.
Minnesota Education Job Fair Survey: Tips from MN districts for landing that first education job


Instructional Resources

 Build a strong foundation of strong relationships and effective instructional strategies.

instructional resources


Inspiration and Ideas in Education Resources 

Reflective educators consistently consider different approaches that will deepen relationships and impact student learning. How are you growing as a student and an educator?

professional organizations


Getting started as a first-year educator? Your first years in the classroom are filled with incredible growth and require resilience. Here's some advice from the field that will transform your first experiences from "survive" to "thrive!"

10 Tips for Surviving and Thriving in Your First Year Teaching

We Asked Teachers: 5 Best Tips for First-Year Teachers

Insights I Wish I Would've Had During My First Year of Teaching

Top 5 Tips for Surviving Your First Year of Teaching High School

15 Mistakes I Made My First Year Teaching (and what I learned making them)