George Mason University — Graduate School of Education FAST TRAIN Program
- Program Type:
- Coverdell Fellows
- Graduate School of Education FAST TRAIN Program
- Degrees Awarded:
- Curriculum and Instruction (MEd), Teaching Certificate
- Admissions Deadlines:
- Admissions Cycle:
- Fall and Spring
- Program Start:
- Fall and Spring
- Program Founded:
- September, 2001
Fellows receive a $1000 stipend per semester while taking licensure course work, not to exceed three semesters, plus reduced-tuition for non-VA residents.
The FAST TRAIN Programs are offered in both elementary education and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and is intended for RPCVs who plan on teaching in urban U.S. settings or in international schools overseas. After an orientation and three semesters of course work, students will be placed as provisionally licensed teachers in either Arlington or Fairfax, Virginia school divisions (pending openings). FAST TRAIN will provide mentoring, induction services and a $1000.00 stipend for three semesters while students are taking licensure coursework. Master's degrees and Doctorates in International Education are available with additional course work.
3.0 GPA in last 60 hours of BA/BS, three current letters of recommendation, goal statement, two copies of official transcripts from all universities attended, and GMU Graduate Application
For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.
Graduate School of Education
Department of Education & Human Development 4260 Chain Bridge Road, A1
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
- (703) 993-3602
- (703) 246-8986
If you have questions, please contact:
Ms. Jennifer Coarts
Coordinator, FAST TRAIN Prgm
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