Project Inspire Teaching Residency

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The Project Inspire teacher residency, located in Chattanooga, TN, recruits talented undergraduate students and career changers who want rigorous, rewarding training to become successful teachers in high-need schools.   Over the course of the 14 month program, teacher residents complete a master’s degree in education, a year-long classroom apprenticeship, and receive a teaching license.  

Financial supports are available during the residency year and including a living stipend and a master’s degree scholarship.

This program is for individuals who:

  • Want to become licensed to teach secondary math or science (6th-12th grade) or elementary education (literacy emphasis)
  • Are committed to educational equity in Chattanooga, TN and want to be part of a vibrant, entrepreneurial community  
  • Want a rigorous but thoughtfully designed training program that also emphasizes teacher leadership in the early years of teaching

Cohort 7 starts in June 2017. Application deadlines are:

  • January 22, 2017
  • March 1, 2017

Early applications (especially submitted in fall 2016) are encouraged. Learn more at and reach out to Erin Harrell

Susan Belmonte, GT Pre-Teaching Advisor, can also help you with your application.


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