Every student deserves a great teacher. That teacher could be you.
Every student deserves a great teacher. That teacher could be you.

About The Corps

Propel Schools and Chatham University have created an opportunity for a diverse group of candidates who:

  • Are driven to teach in an urban environment
  • Are committed to social justice in education
  • Want to make a difference in the lives of students impacted by poverty and race

4 Year Teaching Experience

Selected candidates will complete four terms of academic coursework concurrent with a full year as a teaching apprentice under a Propel mentor. At the program’s end, successful participants will be granted a Master of Arts in Teaching from Chatham University and spend three years as a full-time teacher in a Propel school.

Program Benefits

  • Fully funded tuition for a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree from Chatham University valued at $20,000
  • Eligibility for Middle Level Certification (grades 4-8) and Secondary Level Certification (grades 7-12)
  • Stipend, health insurance, professional development, and mentorship provided
  • Three years of full-time employment with Propel Schools after successful program completion
  • Belonging to a team of people with a track record of making a difference for children
  • An opportunity to change your own life

Participants are responsible for cost of obtaining PA certification, book and other fees.