• Classroom Observation / Placements


    Registration Requirements to Log Required Observation Hours in the
    Birdville Independent School District

    Students enrolled in a two-year college, four-year university, or alternative certification program and are required to complete classroom observation hours as part of their program are welcome in Birdville ISD provided the following requirements are met:

    1. Register with the Human Resources Department in the BISD Administration Office. 
    Access Registration Form for Observation>>

    2. Complete and submit the on-line Volunteer Application (Raptor System). 
    Access Volunteer Partnership Information/Volunteer Application>>

    3. Submit documents required by Human Resources prior to issuance of observation clearance card:


     a)  Picture ID - Example: Driver's license and/or current student ID issued by university;


     b)  Course syllabus requiring observation hours; and/or


     c)  Acceptance letter from alternative program; and


     d)  Raptor System email / Subject: Volunteer Application Approved 

    4. Obtain Birdville ISD Observation Card.

    • Observation cards may be picked up by appointment only, from a Human Resources representative at the Administration Building located at 6125 East Belknap, Haltom City, 76117

    • At the time of pick-up you will be asked to sign in with Human Resources and present your picture ID for verification.

    • The student is responsible for making arrangements with the campus office, prior to observing.

    • The Observation Card is required as proof that the registration process has been completed with Human Resources. The card must be presented at each campus where observation requests have been scheduled.

    • All observers must sign-in and check-out in the main campus office.   

    Note the following exceptions and limitations:  

    • Campuses reserve the right to limit the number of early field and observation students permitted on their campus at any given time.

    • Campuses are not required to host observation students and may decline requests at their discretion.

    • Allow ten (10) working days for the observation request to be processed.

    • Observations are scheduled at the discretion of the individual campus during the following months:
      • Fall Semester: September (after Labor Day) through the first week of December;
      • Spring Semester:  February 1 through the second week of May.

    If you experience problems submitting your Registration Form electronically, you may fax your completed form to Karen Kearby at (817)547-5536 or send via email to: karen.kearby@birdvilleschools.net


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