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Attention all Career Changers, Substitute Teachers and Paraprofessionals.

There is a new opportunity to obtain a teaching license within 15 months!

The Golden Apple Accelerator Program

The Golden Apple Accelerator Program provides a path to teaching for career-changers and college seniors who commit to living and teaching in targeted school districts in southern, central and western Illinois for four years after obtaining their teaching license.

Benefits include a $30,000 stipend, one year residency and training program, job placement and mentoring in the first years of teaching. 

Eligibility Requirements: College seniors attending Illinois universities who are not currently on a teaching pathway, Career-changers who hold bachelor’s degrees, Illinois residents, must be able to commit to working in an Illinois school-of-need for four years after program completion.

For more information and to start your application click on the following link.