Saluki Teacher Residency Partnership (STRP)

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The primary goal of the STRP is to bring together local educators from the schools and the university in a partnership with community mentors to recruit and support diverse teacher candidates from admission into the Teacher Education Program through their first two years of teaching.

The mission of Saluki Teacher Residency Partnership

The Saluki Teacher Residency Partnership recruits, prepares, and supports caring, committed, competent, and diverse teachers for students in Southern Illinois School Districts   

Program preparation

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The benefit 

Application procedure

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Our focus

Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Online coursework

Clinical Experience: 4 days per week + 1 day

Community of Practice: Additional Mentoring