PROGRAM DESIGN

  1. Careful recruitment and selection of residents and mentor teachers within a strong partnership between the California Center on Teaching Careers, California State University, Bakersfield, and Visalia Unified School District; 

  2. Tightly integrated curriculum based on a year-long clinical placement in high-need classrooms;

  3. Adequate living stipend and financial assistance;

  4. Mentoring & coaching supports designed to help residents grow during the one-year of clinical co-teaching experience thru their second & third year of teaching.

TEACHER RESIDENCY DESIGN

CLINICAL 

CO-TEACHING 

EXPERIENCE

THEORY

& RESEARCH

PRACTICE & IMPLEMENTATION