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MonarchTeach

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Prospective Students

MonarchTeach seeks to...

  • Increase significantly the number of students who will become the next generation of Mathematics, Science, and Technology teachers in Virginia and across the country.
  • Develop outstanding teachers who will improve Mathematics, Science, and Technology education in their schools.
  • Offer advice, mentoring, and financial assistance throughout the program and continued support after graduation.
  • Promote mathematics, science, and technology in the community and improve the quality of STEM education in local schools.

The MonarchTeach program is...

  • A unique collaboration between the College of Education and the College of Sciences at Old Dominion University, modeled after the nationally acclaimed UTeach program at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • An innovative teacher preparation pathway that allows mathematics, science, and technology majors to receive teacher licensure while still earning their degree in mathematics, science or technology.
  • A partnership between Old Dominion University, local public school divisions and a growing number of regional organizations with educational missions.
  • Supported to date by the ODU College of Sciences, the ODU College of Education, and a grant from the Virginia Department of Education.

Benefits of the MonarchTeach program include...

  • Receiving a degree in mathematics, science or technology along with teacher licensure in four years.
  • Personal support and guidance by highly qualified master teachers who have extensive high school teaching experience.
  • Academic and social support from peers with similar career interests.
  • Opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience beginning the first semester of your freshmen year.
  • Feedback from mentor teachers, university faculty, and master teachers.
  • Scholarships and paid internships in an educational setting.
  • Access to a dedicated study area and resource room.

MonarchTeach students earn their mathematics, science or technology degree from the departments of...


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