Friday, February 8, 2013

TEACH Grant Program: Become a Bilingual Education/Chinese Language Teacher!

Help make the Rhode Island Roadmap to Language Excellence Vision a reality! Apply for a TEACH Grant to help you to become a Chinese Language and/or Bilingual Education Teacher!
The State of Rhode Island strives to create a multilingual,culturally savvy, globally competent Rhode Island community and workforce by creating well articulated language learning programs emphasizing proficiency and biliteracy.
By 2030, the majority of Rhode Island graduates will be proficient in English and at least one other language. 
The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.
As a condition for receiving a TEACH Grant, you must sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve in which you agree to (among other requirements) teach
  • in a high-need field (bilingual education, Chinese language education, and more)
  • at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families 
  • for at least four complete academic years within eight years after completing (or ceasing enrollment in) the course of study for which you received the grant.