RESIDENCY APPROACH

The North Carolina A&T Rural Teacher Residency meets the challenges that are unique to rural school districts in the Piedmont Triad. This partnership with Randolph County Schools, Stokes County Schools, Davidson County Schools and Caswell County Schools produces a year-long immersive teaching experience in a elementary, middle, or high school. With a focus on culturally relevant pedagogy, assessment-driven instruction, and higher-order thinking engagement, the Teacher Residency prepares teachers for the demands of the rural classroom context using a cohort model.

4-YEAR DEGREE

Candidates who apply must possess a bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

3.00 GPA

Candidates must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher from bachelors program.

30 HR PROGRAM

Selected candidates will complete a 30 hour Master of Arts in Teaching program in the appropriate discipline area.

COHORT MODEL

15 candidates will learn alongside one another in a cohort focused on culturally relevant teaching in rural schools.

FULL TIME

Candidates will work full time in a selected school for 10 months as they apply in real time what they learn.

COMMITMENT

After earning a masters degree and a teaching license, candidates must teach 3 consecutive years in a rural school.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

The College of Education at North Carolina A&T State University prepares educational leaders. Intentionally focused on cultural competence, academic rigor, assessment proficiency, and content mastery, our educators make significant and positive impacts on student learning. Visit www.ncat.edu/CEd to learn more about us.

ADDRESS

 

1601 East Market Street

Proctor Hall
Greensboro, North Carolina

 

ruralteach@ncat.edu

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