Am I Qualified?

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Am I Qualified?

To kick start the process send RTR an unofficial transcript of your college work.

Our Basic Qualifications:

For the Elementary Education Track:

  • 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of your college work
  • 12 credits of English (composition, oral, and literature)
  • 12 credits of math
  • 12 credits of in science (2 disciplines + 1 lab course)
  • 9 credits in history (American and world history)
  • 6 credits in social science (geography and economics) and 6 credits in arts and humanities
  • Passing scores on the GRE or MAT, VCLA, Praxis Core/math only (or qualifying SAT or ACT scores) and the Praxis Subject Tests for Elementary Education:  Math, Reading and Language, Science and Social Studies.
  • A passion to impact high-need students and hard to staff schools
  • A fundamental respect for all students
  • A desire to teach for change

For the Secondary Education Track:

  • The right major (math, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, environmental science, English, history, international relations or political science)
  • 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of your college work
  • Passing scores on the GRE or MAT, VCLA, Praxis Core/math only (or qualifying SAT or ACT scores) and the Praxis Subject Test for our content area (what you will be teaching)
  • A passion to impact high-need students and hard to staff schools
  • A fundamental respect for all students
  • A desire to teach for change

For the Special Education Track:

  • Any major
  • 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of your college work
  • Passing scores on the GRE or MAT, VCLA and Praxis Core/math only (or qualifying SAT or ACT scores)
  • A passion to impact high-need students and hard to staff schools
  • A fundamental respect for all students
  • An understanding that all students learn differently; and that all students can be positioned for success
  • The creativity, ability and passion to translate complex ideas into a variety of medians to meet the differing needs of learners
  • A desire to teach for change