-Bachelors degree in a non education field (strong content in math, engineering, or sciences
-GPA of 3.0
-US citizen or permanent resident
-Relevant content knowledge in one or more subject areas.
-Pass Praxis II Exam
(Note: They encourage you to apply even if you have not taken these exam, but passing is required before you are placed)
You CAN NOT have an education degree or have already completed a teacher training program.
Benefits of this Residency Program
– By completing this program you will attain your Masters Degree at a very low cost.
– You will receive a stipend for living expenses
– NO PROGRAM COST IF YOU TEACH FOR 4 YEARS IN THE DISTRICT
This program like most teacher residency programs is very intensive. Participants will have a three hour class from 3:30pm-6:30pm M-Thurs. during the school year. Residents also will attend a seminar every Friday from 8:00am- 4:00pm. Training also includes a and intensive session for one week at the beginning of the practicum.
While a resident, participants will be in the classroom 4 days a week with the same scheduled as their mentor teacher.