Student Teacher and Intern Information

This page contains information regarding student teachers, interns, and observers in the Tolland Public Schools district.  The STIA Procedure can be accessed by clicking on the link labeled STIA Procedure, below.

If you are a student teacher or intern candidate, please complete the Student Teacher and Intern Observation Form by clicking on the link below.  Tolland Public School requires a background check before you enter our schools.  Therefore, please complete the Disclosure Form  and return to Adrienne Ernest via email at  

The State Department of Education requires fingerprinting for any candidate in a preparation program leading to certification as a teacher, special service, etc., 30 days prior to starting their placement.  There are two ways to be fingerprinted:

1) Obtain a CHRI form from  Adrienne Ernest and then contact a RESC Center like EASTCONN OR CREC.
2) Obtain a packet through Tolland by contacting Suzanne Waterhouse at   There is a fee for fingerprinting and then a processing fee of $11.25, which is payable to Treasurer-State of CT. 

If you have any questions, please call Adrienne Ernest at 860-870-6850, extension 50801, or email

STIA Procedure

Student Teachers and Intern Observation Form

Disclosure Form

NCPA Waiver Consent Form