UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will host information sessions over the next month for the Resident Teacher Program, an accelerated training program for recent college graduates and professionals.
The Resident Teacher Program is open to professionals who are interested in changing career paths and recent college graduates with degrees in fields other than education. The sessions will start on Sept. 18 and run through Oct. 16.
Participants must meet state-established guidelines before the five-week training program begins. Training is followed by a minimum four-week internship in the assigned classroom for the school year. The program includes weekly training sessions during the school year. Candidates who successfully complete the pre-employment training and internship will receive a Resident Teacher Certificate from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), followed by full certification when program requirements and other guidelines are met.
A full list of information sessions is below. All sessions start at 6 p.m.
Sept. 18 Kenmoor Middle School, Landover
Sept.19 Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School, Upper Marlboro
Oct. 9 Beltsville Academy, Beltsville
Oct. 10 Melwood Elementary School, Upper Marlboro
Oct. 16 Templeton Elementary School, Riverdale
For additional information, contact the Resident Teacher Office at 301-780-2702.