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ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY AND CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS LAUNCH TEACHER RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Roosevelt University and the Chicago Public Schools have launched a unique residency program aimed at reducing teacher shortages in the high-need areas of Early Childhood and Special Education. Made possible with a $250,000 grant from the state of Illinois, the new initiative called the AA to BA Teacher Residency Program will make it possible for the first time ever for CPS teaching assistants and paraprofessionals with associate degrees to obtain bachelor’s degrees and become licensed teachers in two years’ time.

Read more on Roosevelt’s news site.

tphilion • September 3, 2019


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