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:
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.