TEACH-NOW Educatore cohorts begin every month throughout the year except December.
TEACH-NOW Educatore seeks applications from prospective and current teachers who want to be trained in a collaborative, project-based model, and prepared to teach tomorrow’s students for tomorrow’s learning world.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required, evidenced by official transcripts conferring the degree. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for initial admission to a program. However, official transcripts must be submitted before Module 5 to continue in the program. Candidates cannot earn more than 10 credit hours without submitting official transcripts. If the bachelor’s degree is from a non-U.S. institution, transcripts must be submitted along with a course-by-course evaluation by a NACES member agency (www.naces.org).
- Minimum undergraduate GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0
In lieu of a 3.0 GPA, applicants can submit one of the following: (A) a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0, (B) evidence of two or more years as an effective educator, (C) passing scores on the Praxis CORE tests in reading, writing, and mathematics.
- Mastery of subject to be taught
To determine that applicants have mastered the subject to be taught, admission officers review transcripts for an academic major or courses related to the subject an applicant plans to teach. In lieu of an academic major or courses related to the subject an applicant plans to teach, passing scores on relevant Praxis Content exams can be submitted.
- Demonstrated effective writing skills
Applicants complete a short essay on the online application. This essay is reviewed by admission officers for grammar, spelling and coherency while answering the essay question.
- Passion and enthusiasm for helping young people learn, grow and develop
Admission officers search for evidence of passion and enthusiasm for helping young people learn, grow and develop in an applicant’s educational history, professional experiences and other activities.