Contact Information


Dr. Kandice Porter

Department Chair


FAX 470-578-6561



Department of Health Promotion

and Physical Education

Kennesaw State University

Convocation Center

Mail Drop 0202

1000 Chastain Road

Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591



B.S. in Health and Physical Education

Student Teaching


When are Student Teaching Applications due?


No later than January 30 for Fall Semester Student Teaching and August 30 for Spring Student Teaching.



Where can I find the Student Teaching Application?


The Application form is available at:


Student Teaching Application Form

Also, the Placement Request form is available at:


Placement Request Form for Student Teaching



In order to be eligible for student teaching, all the following requirements must be completed:

  • Fully admitted to the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Program
  • Meet all course prerequisites
  • Have a KSU Adjusted Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • If a transfer student, have an Education Transfer GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in the HPE Major Core area
  • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in all HPE Professional Skills courses
  • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in all Professional Education courses
  • Received positive disposition reports from all HPE faculty members


Where can I find more information about the GACE exam?


More information on the GACE Exam, including registration procedures and test dates can be found at:



Where can I find more information about Georgia Teacher Certification?


Go to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website.



Where can I find more information on the Background/Criminal History check?


Go to the following: Background/Criminal History Link