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Welcome to the Office of Clinical Experiences and Student Teaching

The Clinical Experiences and Student Teaching (CEST) Office exists to support the professional development of Northeastern Illinois University teacher candidates so that they are well prepared to educate a diverse student population and be effective teachers. The CEST Office works in partnership with Department Chairpersons, program coordinators and faculty, and district and school administrators to manage field placements for candidates in all teacher licensure areas and programs.