Walton Family Foundation Grant to Expand & Strengthen Arkansas Teacher Corps scheme

Arkansas Teacher Corps partners with school districts to recruit,train, license & support 

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The grant will support 105 new teaching fellows through 2025, an 84% increase over the 57 fellows the Arkansas Teacher Corps has supported over the past 3 years

"The grant provides us with the opportunity to make an even greater impact by expanding our partnerships to new school districts throughout the Eastern District

Applicants must have a four-year degree, but it can be in any Discipline 

Calloway said the program's training & support is comprehensive

All new cohorts begin with a seven-week Summer Institute that allows them to gain teaching experience before entering the classroom as a teaching fellow

She applied to the Arkansas Teacher Corps program because she wanted a way to become a licensed teacher without returning to college

"Thanks to the program, I am fulfilling my life's purpose as an teachers " Calloway said.