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Spring 2018 admissions have closed. The Teacher in Residence (TIR) program is currently accepting students/applications for the Fall 2018 semester through September 5th, 2018. Completed applications received prior to, June 2018 will be held at Rio Salado College. Beginning in June-July completed applications may be brought down to the Arizona Department of Education for issuance of the Intern certificate. For further information, contact 480-517-8140 and register for a Non-credit class EDO100-101TR. This orientation class will further explain the expectations of this program. There is no cost for this non-credit course.

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.

Students must be recommended by a school district for employment, as a contracted teacher and provide a current IVP fingerprint card. If teaching in an English Language Development (ELD) classroom, students must also successfully complete an approved Structured English Immersion workshop or course.

NOTE: All application materials are purged after one year from receipt when program enrollment does not transpire.

Available Programs

Online college credit coursework is available in the following areas:

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Orientation Dates

In-Person Orientation Dates
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April 25, 2018 In-person orientation
June 6, 2018 In-person orientation
July 11, 2018 In-person orientation
August 1, 2018 In-person orientation
All TIR in-person events will be held 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Rio Salado College location will be included in your confirmation.

Virtual Orientation Dates
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March 28, 2018 Virtual orientation
April 11, 2018 Virtual orientation
May 16, 2018 Virtual orientation
May 30, 2018 Virtual orientation
June 20, 2018 Virtual orientation
July 25, 2018 Virtual orientation
August 8, 2018 Virtual orientation
All virtual events will be held 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Arizona time. The link to join the meeting will be sent with your confirmation.

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.

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