Office of Field Experience

Office of Field Experience banner, Miller Hall 150, (360) 650-3310,

Personnel in the Office of Field Experience coordinate school-based student teaching internships for all teacher education candidates in the Woodring College of Education. Field experience requirements, length, and placement options vary by program.

Feel free to contact OFE personnel if you have any questions. It is our goal to provide you with excellent support throughout all aspects of your field experiences.

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Office Contacts

Miller Hall 150                      
Phone: 360-650-3310

Mailing Address

Office of Field Experience
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Miller Hall 150 - MS 9090
Bellingham, WA 98225


Melissa Oscarson

Interim Director

360.650.3309 | MH 150C

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  • Internship concerns
  • UIC training









Margaret Gegenhuber

Program Manager

360.650.3886 | MH 150D

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Cooperating Teachers

  • Clock hours
  • Registration for Mentoring Modules
  • Stipend dispersal

University Intern Coordinators

  • Onboarding
  • Mileage
  • Contracts

April McMurry

Program Coordinator

360.650.3553 | MH 150E

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Dorothy Watson

Internship Placement Coordinator

(360) 650-3378 | MH 150

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  • Internship placements
  • Field placement agreements (contracts)
  • Internship applications