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.