Marana Teaching Fellows Program

JOIN US! Oct. 24, 2018 to find out how to Become A Teacher!


  • Looking for a New Purpose?   Career?   Recently Retired?
    Find out how to start a meaningful career ... become a Teaching Fellow!

    Representatives from the University of Arizona and Marana district will discuss
    incentives, financial aid, and academic advising on Wednesday, October 24
    @ 5:30pm at Coyote Trail Elementary (Library),
    8000 N Silverbell.  RSVP at (520) 682-4745


     

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    Marana Unified School District is looking for energetic people interested in becoming a teacher in our District! Whether currently in school, recently retired, or looking for a new career, if you have a student-centered philosophy and want to inspire, motivate, and make a difference in students' lives, then this is the career for you!

     

    Arizona Teaching Fellows is a unique program offered through a partnership between the University of Arizona and Southern Arizona school districts. Students in the program work closely with one partnering school district throughout their teacher preparation program, completing all of the fieldwork in that district with one or more mentor teachers who are also dedicated to working with children and adolescents in Southern Arizona.

     

    If you are an energetic person interested in becoming a teacher and want to make a difference in student lives, then this is the program for you.

    How do you become an Arizona Teaching Fellow?

     

    Are you a high school graduate? 

     

    1. First step is to apply to the University of Arizona via the Undergraduate Admissions application.College Graduate
    2. Then, you will need to apply to the teacher preparation program of your choice in the spring of your sophomore year, by the 2nd Friday in February, for fall admission. For more information about the process and required documents, please visit the University of Arizona Website.
    3. Last, you will need to apply by Friday, March 1, 2019 to the Teaching Fellows program, selecting your first and second district of your choice. Application will open on October 23, 2018 and can be accessed by contacting Dr. Carolyn Dumler, Marana Assistant Superintendent, at 520-682-4745 or email Dr. Dumler.

     

    Are you a community college student? 

     

    1. First step is to meet with a UA College of Education advisor. Once ideal term of admittance is determined, you will apply to the University of Arizona via the Transfer Admissions application.
    2. Then, you will need to apply to the teacher prep program of your choice (typically in the spring of your sophomore year if you are full-time, by the 2nd Friday in February). For more information about the process and required documents, please visit the University of Arizona Website.
    3. Last, you will need to apply by Friday, March 1, 2019 to the Teaching Fellows program, selecting your first and second district of your choice. Application will open on October 23, 2018 and can be accessed be accessed by contacting Dr. Carolyn Dumler, Marana Assistant Superintendent, at 520-682-4745 or email Dr. Dumler.

     

    Are you a college graduate looking to teach Special Education K-12?

     

    1. Review the Special Education Master of Arts Mild-Moderate Disabilities Program information.
    2. Email Dr. Carl Liaupsin, Program Director to arrange an interview and information session.
    3. After your interview and information session, you should apply to the Special Education Master of Arts Mild-Moderate Disabilities Program through the UA Graduate College site. Preference given to students applying for 2018-19 academic year admittance by 1/31/18 and applications will continue to be accepted until filled.
    4. Last, apply by Friday, March 1, 2019 to the Teaching Fellows program. Application will open on October 23, 2018 and can be accessed by contacting Dr. Carolyn Dumler, Marana Assistant Superintendent, at 520-682-4745 or email Dr. Dumler.

     

    Are you a college graduate looking to teach Secondary Education (grades 6-12)? 

     

    1. Review Teach Arizona program information. Military and daughter
    2. Email Teach Arizona Director Patty Stowers. Indicate the content area you hope to teach, and please attach scans of your unofficial transcripts for review.
    3. Then, apply to the University of Arizona via the Graduate College application, and select the Master of Arts in Secondary Education, Teach Arizona Program. Preference given to students applying for 2018-19 academic year admittance by 1/31/18 and applications will continue to be accepted until filled.

     

    Are you a college graduate looking to teach in Elementary (grades K-8)?

     

    1. Contact a College of Education Advisor based on your last name. Your advisor will assist you with exploring the Post-baccalaureate Elementary Education program.
    2. Then you will need to apply to the Elementary Education program for the upcoming fall semester.

     

    Once you are ADMITTED to a teacher preparation program AND YOU APPLY to the Teaching Fellows Program, the districts will interview interested applicants and will select the Fellows for their districts. 

     

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    For further inquiry about the Marana Unified School District, Teaching Fellows Program, and to receive a Marana Teaching Fellows application, please contact Dr. Carolyn Dumler, Marana Assistant Superintendent, at 520-682-4745 or email Dr, Dumler.

     

    For questions regarding the University of Arizona College of Education-Arizona Teaching Fellows, please email the University of Arizona or call 520-621-7865. Address of 1430 E. 2nd Street, PO Box 210069, Tucson, AZ 85721.