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.
Residents will earn a teaching credential and master’s degree in less than 18 months and be eligible to...
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.
TRANSITION TO TEACHING
The Transition To Teaching (TTT) program is your entry into a rewarding career as a life-changing teacher. Ideal for recent college graduates as well as mid-career professionals. Through TTT, you'll be able to teach full-time with pay and benefits while completing your preliminary credential in just one year. You'll also benefit from individualized advising, one-on-one guidance from teacher mentors, and job placement assistance in a partnering urban school with high demand for qualified teachers.
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.