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Fellows teach in the classrooms and neighborhoods that need them the most.  

 

Fellows in our 2017 program will train to teach math, science, special education, special education-social studies, special education-English, special education-bilingual, Spanish bilingual education, English, and English as a new language. Subject areas may change based on the needs of the NYC DOE.

 

Subject Area Eligibility

 

Middle/High School Special Education

Bachelor's degree in any subject area

Middle/High School

Special Education-Social Studies

Bachelor's or Master's degree in History, Political Science, Public Policy, or Economics

OR

12 credits of mixed coursework in U.S. History, World History, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, and Political Science, 3 credits in Economics, and 3 credits in Government

Middle/High School Special Education-English

Bachelor's or Master's degree in English or Comparative Literature

 

Middle/High School

Special Education-Bilingual

Bachelor's degree in any subject area + Spanish fluency

 

Middle/High School

English
Bachelor's or Master's degree in English or Comparative Literature (no other major accepted)
Middle/High School Mathematics

Standard Certification Program: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mathematics

OR

Math Immersion Program: B or higher in college calculus and Bachelor's degree in any subject area

Middle/High School Science

Standard Certification Program: Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, or Earth Science

OR

Science Immersion Program: 12 or more science credits (across disciplines) or 9 credits in a single science and Bachelor's degree in any subject area

Elementary

Bilingual Education
Bachelor’s degree in any subject area + Spanish fluency

Middle/High School

English as a new language
Bachelor’s degree in any subject area + 12 or more credits in any foreign language

 

Stating Subject Area Preferences

Applicants rank our subject areas by order of preference and will be assigned to a subject area based on their preferences, state eligibility requirements, and the needs of NYC schools.