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The Teacher-in Residence (TIR) program is accepting students/applications for the Spring 2016 semester through February 8th, 2016. Completed applications received will be held until December 1st, 2015 for issuance of the Intern certificate through the Arizona Department of Education. For further information, contact 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/NES) 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:

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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.