Completing the program offers:
-Path to become an elementary school teacher
-Teaching license and a teaching endorsement in special education or linguistically diverse education
-M.A degree from the University of Denver.
The teacher training program is 1 year in length. The second year candidates are eligible for a full time paid teaching position. Although I will note that you would continue finishing up your M.A. during your second year.
Teacher candidates are placed at high needs school in Denver. While in the residency program teachers will have the support of a mentor and advisor.
The program offers:
$10,000 stipend for the 1st year of the residency program
Candidates are eligible for financial aid through the University of Denver.
Health care benefits through the University of Denver.
After completing a 5 year commitment (including the residency program)there is a partial reimbursement.