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School of Education - George Mason University

Thank you for agreeing to serve as a university supervisor. You have an important role in preparing candidates for a career in teaching. You will not only serve as a role model for your candidates but also as an ambassador for George Mason University.

University Supervisor Hiring

University Supervisors are hired each semester on a contractual basis. Compensation is based on a per-candidate/credit hour basis. Contracts are typically issued during the first week of the academic semester. Before contracts can be issued, the Teacher Track Office must have a current resume, official transcript, and other applicable credentials on file. For information on becoming a university supervisor, please visit our page for Prospective University Supervisors.

The School of Education reimburses some travel expenses for university supervisors working in the field. For information about contracts or mileage reimbursement, please contact the Clinical Practice Specialist at

Internship Orientation and Training

Prior to the beginning of the semester, each academic program conducts a mandatory orientation and training session for university supervisors and teacher candidates. If you have any questions regarding orientation, please contact the Clinical Practice Specialist at

University Supervisor Handbook and Internship Manuals

Additional information on University Supervisor responsibilities can be found in the University Supervisor Handbook. Internship Manuals can be found on the Student Internship Placements page.