A limited number of full-time students in the professional or additional certification master’s degree in adolescent education program will be selected to be teaching fellows this year, through a competitive process. Review of applications begins March 1. Applications received after that date will be reviewed subject to fellowship availability.
- Receive six credits of graduate assistantship during both the fall and spring semesters, saving a third of the total tuition cost
- Complete the program by the end of summer Session II 2016
- Begin coursework for your program in summer session II or fall 2015.
- Enroll in 12 graduate credit hours during both fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters, with any remaining requirements finished in summer 2016.
- Work for two days per week in a secondary school on a collaborative research project or a fellowship project designed in collaboration with a faculty member.
Criteria for selection
- Excellence during student teaching assignments
- Taking initiative in and outside of student teaching
- Caring and professional disposition
- Able to connect theory and practice
- Strong undergraduate academic performance
- Demonstrated commitment to education and student advocacy
How to apply to be a teaching fellow
- Complete the standard inclusive adolescence education graduate admissions process.
- Complete the addendum application for the Adolescent Teaching Fellows Program, including essays, and submit as indicated on the addendum application.
- Provide a letter of recommendation from a cooperating teacher.
- Interview with program faculty and others as appropriate.
As indicated on the addendum application, it and the cooperating teacher’s letter of recommendation should go to: Dr. Jim Black, Adolescence Education Chair, Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.
Questions about the process can also be directed to him, email@example.com or 585-389-2619.