STEM Teaching Fellowship
EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
About the organization
The EnCorps STEM Teachers Fellowship recruits, selects, develops and supports the best and brightest STEM professionals and military veterans, as an innovative, long-term solution to the shortage of high quality, impactful educators for students in high needs schools.
EnCorps STEM Teachers Program’s vision is to realize a day where all students, regardless of socioeconomic status, are inspired and prepared to pursue their dreams. STEM Teaching Fellows transition to teaching careers within 1-3 years with the support of EnCorps training, guest teaching field experience, credentialing guidance, EnCorps cohort and the EnCorps network of schools. When you become an EnCorps Fellow, you are committing to providing access to quality education within low income schools, supporting students who need your mentorship the most.
The EnCorps team will provide guidance as you begin the process to become a credentialed teacher. Additionally, the broad network of fellows provides first hand experience from people who, like you, transitioned into a teaching career.
-Fellows earn their credential from a university partner over the course of 4-14 months
-EnCorps will place you in a local partner school for 1 semester where you will spend 2-5 hours per week as a volunteer Guest Teacher
-Fellows train online/on-demand and at 3 in-person cohort events each year by participating in enhanced skills preparation workshops
-Fellows receive extensive support and mentoring from the EnCorps staff, their cohort, and EnCorps’ network of schools
-With the help of EnCorps, you will develop your unique timeline to become a credentialed, paid teacher, in as little as 9 months, or 3 years depending on your personal goals.
-Have a bachelor's degree
-Have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field*
-Financial plan to pursue your credential and participate in unpaid Guest Teaching Training for one semester
-For more specific eligibility and FAQ’s, please see https://www.encorps.org/teaching-fellowship/eligibility
*Looking for backgrounds in: Accounting, finance, banking, mathematics, statistics, data analyst, computer programmer, IT, coding, product manager, engineering (civil, mechanical, ALL), healthcare, scientific research, biotech, lab work, etc.
Contact email: [email protected]
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