November 20, 2012
For Immediate Release
Office of Communications
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UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will host three information sessions for the Resident Teacher Program, an accelerated training program for college graduates and professionals.

The Resident Teacher Program is open to professionals who are interested in changing career paths and college graduates with degrees in fields other than education. The sessions will start on November 27 and run through December 12.

The Resident Teacher Program is accepting applications for secondary school certification in Math, Biology, English and Spanish. Limited applications will be accepted for Family and Consumer Science, Health Education and Vocal Music. Applications are also being accepted for Special Education in Math, Biology, English and Social Studies.   

All sessions will begin at 6 p.m. Location and dates are as follows:

Nov. 27           James Madison Middle School, 7300 Woodyard Rd., Upper Marlboro

Nov. 28           Kenmoor Middle School, 2500 Kenmoor Dr., Landover

Dec.12            Northview Elementary School, 3700 Northview Dr., Bowie

 For additional information, please visit the Resident Teacher website at:


Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 129,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.