Office of Field Services (OFS)

Information For OFS Supervisors



Click for 23-24 OFS Calendar             Click for CSU Academic Calendar

Spring 2024

OFS Office Hours: We are in the office Monday - Friday.  If you cannot make it to campus, stop by ZOOM Office Hours.



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January 9, 2024 Supervisor/Seminar Leader Orientation  1:00-3:30pm ZOOM: Click Here
January 11, 2024 Student/Supervisor Orientation/ Child Abuse Recognition Training  10:00-4:00pm Location: Student Center Ballroom
January 16, 2024 Spring Semester Begins!    
January 23, 2024

Mentor Orientation (Supervisors Welcome)

4-5pm ZOOM Link: Click Here
January 25, 2024 Week 2 Community Meeting (all community meetings: Meeting ID 894 5128 9966) 2:30-3:30pm Click for ZOOM
February 8, 2024 Week 4 Community Meeting (all community meetings: Meeting ID 894 5128 9966)


Click for ZOOM

February 22, 2024 Week 6 OFS Conference & Community Meeting

All Day!

Community Meeting in the Afternoon (Time: TBD)

CMSD East Professional

Week 7/8

Deadline: 3/8/24

Mid Semester CPAST & SPA DUE

Mid Attendance Form Due

  TRIAD Meeting / Enter CPAST & SPA scores into Taskstream
March 21, 2024 Week 9 Community Meeting (all community meetings: Meeting ID 894 5128 9966)


Click for ZOOM

March 29, 2024 CSU Withdraw Deadline    
April 2, 2024 edTPA DEADLINE (IT2/AT2/Student Teachers only)    
April TBD, 2024 Outstanding Student Teacher Application DUE    
April 11, 2024 Week 12 Supervisor Community Meeting 2:30-3:30pm Click for ZOOM
May 3, 2024

Final Semester CPAST & SPA due 

(Last day in the field for students)

Mileage Reimbursement Due


TRIAD Meeting / Enter CPAST & SPA scores into Taskstream

Click for Mileage Form

Week of:

May 6-10


Spring 2024 Review and Fall 2024 Update

  • Early Childhood: TBD
  • AYA (Secondary): TBD
  • Speech: TBD
  • Music Education: TBD
  • Special Education: TBD
  • Middle Childhood: TBD
See Schedule


Times TBD


Week 16 (Final's wk): May 6-10

Interns can use this week to make up hours

Supervisor update all Taskstream Requirements and turn in all mileage forms



As a supervisor, there are tools to help your students succeed.  Many of those are found in the forms section of this website. 

APP for Scanning Documents For both iPhone and Android: CamScanner APP is a great tool to scan documents.
Application Process for Field Supervisor

Job Description

Application Process

Instructions to APPLY HERE

Blackboard/GoReact Help

Contact: Sharyn Turner

Training 1CLICK for Training 1

Training 2CLICK for Training 2

Support Tutorials: CLICK for Support Session


Coaching Tool

File Planning Tool for Coaching Accountability

PDF icon Lesson Plan Conversation Support 1

PDF icon Lesson Plan Conversation Support 2

Community Meeting Recordings Contact Aimee Furio for a link to the Community Meeting Recordings
Contracts for Part-Time SUPs Adobe Sign Instructions: PDF icon Adobe-Sign---Sign-and-Approve-User-Guide
CPAST Training

CPAST TRAINING: (complete before mid semester TRIAD)

All Supervisors must complete the appropriate CPAST training.   

Which training is appropriate for me?

OFS CPAST Review Recording Link: Click for Presentation

CSU ID How to Get Your CSU IDClick Here for the Viking Card Office 
edTPA Support Sharyn Turner
edTPA Handbook Click Here
Email Support

CSU Help Desk 216-687-5050

To Access Email: Click Here

FORMS/Student Handbook Click here for forms
Mileage Click for Forms
Observation Forms Click for Forms
OFS Office Hours Tuesdays: 2pm-4pm JOIN ZOOM
Orientation Recordings for Fall 2020 Interns

Click for Fall 2020 Final Year Intern Info Sessions

**Contact Aimee Furio for a link to the Supervisor or Student Orientation Recording.

Parking for Julka Hall

PDF icon CSU Julka Hall Parking Map

For CSU Parking Info, CLICK HERE

Paystubs / W2s

To access CSU Employee Self Service CLICK HERE

Contract payments are divided over 4 months and are disbursed at the end of the month. For Direct Deposit information, please contact PAYROLL.

Semester at a Glance Click for Resources
Substitute Teaching Policies For information about Substitute Teaching, CLICK HERE
Supervisor Guidebook Contact for a copy.
Syllabi Click Here
Taskstream Support

Technical Support: Heather Gallacher

Navigating Taskstream: Aimee Furio


Tutorials: CLICK HERE

Title IX CSU Title IX Policies
Video Consent Forms Click for Forms and Policy

Access to CSU's ZOOM.  Enter you and password. 

Keep teaching:

Keep working:

**How to Access CSU ZOOM: PDF icon CSU Zoom Access - Instructors


For help, email:

CSU Zoom Live Help Meeting MON-FRI, 9AM-4:45PM, Join here:

As a representative of Cleveland State University and the Office of Field Services, our supervisors are a very important part of our team.  Each supervisor is responsible for overseeing a group of interns in the field.


2020-2021 Submitting Observations and Lesson Plans: Both the observation form and lesson plan template can be found on the OFS Website under forms and on Taskstream.  Please review all instructions on Taskstream.  

  • Mentors complete an observation form for each observation. Student or mentor should email both the Mentor's completed observation form and corresponding lesson plan to the Supervisor.  Supervisor will upload both documents into the MENTOR SECTION in Taskstream.  The student does not upload the mentor observation recording to GoReact or Taskstream.  
  • For Supervisor Observations, Students will submit lesson plans and videos in Blackboard.  Supervisor will provide feedback within GoReact and do not need to complete an observation form.
  • Supervisors: Complete 4 observations 
  • Mentors: Complete 2 observations

Recording Observations: Students can record lessons using their laptop, desktop, a personal device, or a video recording device.  To request a CET recording device, please contact Claire Grantier,  Recordings are permissible for internal use ONLY. 

Waiver Policy for Video: The Intern should first check with the District to see if the District's waiver covers video and photography.  If it does, the Intern should obtain a copy of the waiver document and an email from the Mentor indicating which students are approved and not approved for video/photography.  If the District does not have a waiver, the OFS Recording Waiver for CSU Field Experiences can be found on OFS’s website under Forms.  The Intern should distribute the form to each parent/guardian.  This form allows the Intern to record in the classroom for internal academic use only.  Each student appearing in the videos needs to have a signed consent form on file.  **If permission to video record students in the learning platform is denied, Interns can record using an external device capturing themselves and student audio only.** For help, please join ZOOM Office Hours on Tuesdays.

CPAST “Look Fors”: Contact Aimee Furio for a copy of the CPAST "Look Fors”. PLEASE NOTE: Look Fors are for Mentors and Supervisors ONLY.  Students cannot have access to this document. 

CPAST TRAINING:  All Supervisors must complete the appropriate CPAST training. Contact Aimee Furio for links.

TRIAD Meeting Process: This process will be covered at the next Supervisor Community meeting on October 8, 2020.  If you have any questions before Oct. 8th, please join our ZOOM office hours on Tuesdays. 

Spring 2021 ZOOM Office Hours: EVERY Tuesday from 2pm-5pm. The ZOOM Link can be found on the website or click here:

OFS Website: Please check the appropriate TOOLBOX for resources.  Look for the following links on the website menu bar (left side): Supervisor, Mentor and Student Resources 

Special Ed students access to IEPs: Refer to Dr. Schaefer’s email sent on 9/3/2020 subject: Common Intern Questions around IEPs.  If you have any additional questions, please email Dr. Schaefer:

Setting up CSU Email: To set up your email, please contact the CSU Help Desk (IS&T) at or 216-687-5050 (option 7). 

How to Get Your CSU IDClick Here for the Viking Card Office 

Blackboard Help: or contact Sharyn Turner for help.

Lesson Plans: Please use the lesson plan found on our website which is aligned with edTPA.  This can be modified if needed to support student needs but this plan was developed to meet edTPA.  

Video Recording for edTPA: We recommend that students use CSU video recorders only.  For camera rentals, please contact the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) Office located in Julka Hall (Room 133). Compressing and/or trimming videos done on other devices is very difficult.  

Taskstream Clean-up: Tips for viewing your current students only can be found on the OFS website. 

ECE Seminar Question: It was brought to our attention that some of the ECE students have to leave the field early to get to seminar on time.  Students can count their travel to seminar as part of their field time so that it does not count against them.  In the future, we will look into scheduling seminars for ECE later in the afternoon. 

Middle Childhood edTPA: Students pick one content area for edTPA

Student Teachers Only - Observations vs. Walkthroughs:  The requirement is 6 observations by the supervisors and two by the mentors. The walk-throughs were developed for students who are indeed “rockstars” and really do not need such a formal and long observation as they finish up their field time. Walk-throughs can take the place of one to two observations. If a student still needs feedback to improve their teaching skills, all 6 observations should be full observations. See the Student Handbook for more information.  

Outstanding Student Teacher Application: Application is on the OFS website. Deadline is November 20, 2020.

Scanning from your Phone: There is an APP called Cam Scanner (CS) which is available for both Apple and Android.  You can scan a document from your phone.  Students tend to take snapshots of documents which can make it difficult to read.  Scanning from your phone provide a clear, readable document that can be downloaded into Taskstream.  Please share with students. 

Finding the edTPA Handbook: Instructions can be found on the OFS website

Finding CPAST/SPA Rubrics - 7/15 week: After your mid-semester conference with the intern and the mentor, please complete the CPAST & SPA rubric to assess the students progress at the half way point. 

OFS Calendar - the OFS Calendar can be found on the website. 

Specific questions about edTPA: Please reach out to Sharyn Turner 216-687-4719

Technical questions about Taskstream: Please reach out to Heather Gallacher