Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

Academic and Career Resources

About the Office of Partnerships and Field Experiences

Welcome to the Office of Partnerships and Field Experiences (OPFE). Our mission is to develop quality professionals who are engaged with the communities we serve through mutually beneficial partnerships and diverse field experiences.

OPFE Services

  • Coordinates field experience placements in area school districts
  • Ensures candidates meet requirements to be placed in schools
  • Orients candidates to field experience expectations
  • Facilitates and manages field experience courses and assessments
  • Hires and trains university field supervisors to engage with our candidates and cooperating teachers in the field
  • Collaborates with school partners to facilitate mutually beneficial endeavors for candidates, practicing teachers, and/or P-12 students
  • Manages the annual WSUNER conference

Forms and Links

Staff Directory

Tracey Kramer, M.Ed.

Teacher Education
Senior Lecturer and Director of the Office of Partnerships and Field Experience
Allyn Hall 365, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Amy Elizabeth Elston, Ph.D.

Teacher Education
Instructor, Foundations of Education
Allyn Hall 363, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Cyndi Parsons

Professional Field Experiences
Administrative Support Coordinator
Allyn Hall 378, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001


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