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The Teacher-In-Residence (TIR) programs is no longer accepting students/applications for the 2013-14 school year. However, applications for the 2014-15 school year are being accepted. TIR applications will begin being processed on 6/1/2014. For further information, contact TIR.Support@riosalado.edu or 480-517-8140.

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Teacher-In-Residence Programs

The Teacher-In-Residence Intern Programs allow students who already hold a bachelor's degree to receive employment in a classroom while simultaneously completing their education coursework toward certification. The Post-Baccalaureate Teacher-In-Residence Programs are approved by the Arizona Department of Education.

To work in the programs, students must be recommended by a school district for full-time employment, have successfully passed the Arizona Education Proficiency Assessment (AEPA) in the content for which they are employed, passed Accuplacer, provide a current IVP fingerprint card, and have completed a course/workshop in Structured English Immersion.

Online college credit coursework is available in the following areas:

Learn how to get started in the EDU Post-Bacc program.

Rio Salado Teacher Preparation Programs are approved by the Arizona State Board of Education and Rio Salado College is a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.