study-studying-learn-learning-classroom-
APPLE

ACCELERATED PREPARATION PROGRAM FOR LEADERS IN EDUCATION

The Accelerated Preparation Program for Leaders in Education (APPLE) is a partnership better  LAUSD - Local District South and Local District East to recruit, train, prepare, place and retain highly qualified elementary teachers who demonstrate math or science content knowledge. This program is ideal for recent college graduates and mid-career professionals or paraprofessionals with some background in mathematics or science (but no teaching experience). Through APPLE, participants will teach full-time as interns (earning full salary and benefits) while completing their preliminary teaching credential. APPLE features an accelerated curriculum (credential in one year!), substantial support and an innovative induction program for new teachers. APPLE teachers will also earn a supplementary authorization or a single subject foundational credential in math or science to teach grades 7-8.  APPLE will promote equity in education by preparing highly qualified new teachers and increasing STEM teaching skills for educators in partner schools.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year!

REAL

RESIDENCY FOR EQUITY THROUGH ACTION AND LEARNING

The REAL Project will recruit, prepare, place and retain highly qualified math, science, and English teachers to meet critical staffing needs in Green Dot CA’s high-need middle and high schools. This program is ideal for recent college graduates and mid-career professionals or paraprofessionals with a background in math, english and science (but no teaching experience).The project encompasses the core components of the model residency programs and builds on the success of CSUDH’s STAR residency program. CSUDH’s unique demographics will enable REAL to produce home-grown teachers from the neighborhoods where they will teach.  Highly qualified REAL teachers will increase student achievement in math, science and English.  

REAL features a year-long residency, integrated curriculum, extensive clinical practice, substantial support and an innovative induction program for new teachers. Novel aspects include lab schools, new supervision model, CSUDH induction program, and optional micro-credentials, including one in computer science, that will improve teachers’ skills and be widely available to L.A. County teachers after the grant.

 
STAR

STEM Teachers in Advanced Residency

The STAR program aims to recruit, prepare, place and retain highly qualified elementary teachers for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). This program is ideal for recent college graduates and mid-career professionals or paraprofessionals with a background in math and science (but no teaching experience). In less than 18 months you will earn a multiple-subject teaching credential and a Master’s degree! Through an intensive year-long residency at a partnering school, you will benefit from hands-on teaching experiences under the guidance of a Master Teacher. In addition, you will participate in a semester-long internship to gain applied knowledge. Best of all, you qualify for a $30,000 stipend to offset the cost of living while completing the residency and training! The STEM Teachers in Advanced Residency (STAR) program is a blended teaching credential and master’s program that strengthens teacher preparation by delivering the rigor and theory of a master’s degree with the practice and pragmatism of the teaching credential, combined with a year-long residency in a partner school and valuable clinical experience with CSI³’s innovative STEM Lab School....

Read More

*This program is no longer accepting applications.

 
SSETI

Secondary Special Education Teacher Initiative

Start the SSETI Program in the Summer and earn your Special Ed. Mild/Moderate Credential in 1 year! Open to English, Social Science/History Math, and Science majors! This program is ideal for recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and paraprofessionals. Through the SSETI Program you will gain practical classroom experience through our lab schools. We offer job placement assistance within our partner schools. Receive a $7,250 stipend, qualify for the TEACH Grant, and also receive a $400 classroom kit!

*This program is no longer accepting applications.