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.
Candidates who apply must possess a bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
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.
15 candidates will learn alongside one another in a cohort focused on culturally relevant teaching in rural schools.
Candidates will work full time in a selected school for 10 months as they apply in real time what they learn.