Student teach. Make an impact. Launch your career.

Apply to student teach with the Great from the Gate Fellowship. This is a selective program that partners with colleges and universities to facilitate prestigious clinical placements in some of the best schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. (View our partners.)

Why Apply?

  • Become a change agent: Learn to teach in a school where staff are skilled at closing the achievement gap and guiding all students — including low-income students and students of color — on the path to college and career success.
  • Access stipend and scholarship opportunities: Gain access to stipend and scholarship opportunities that could offset the cost of your college tuition or other expenses.
  • Get fast tracked to the best jobs: Receive priority consideration for a full time job at your placement school or any other school system in the Great from the Gate network.
  • Get the best mentor: Get matched with a specially selected cooperating teacher who is passionate about developing aspiring teachers and has been trained in instructional coaching and mentorship.
  • Perfect your craft: Benefit from a supplemental, practice-based curriculum designed to complement your coursework and increase your classroom impact.
  • Connect with peers: Engage with a cohort of similarly driven peers who are eager to develop their teaching craft so they can provide every child with the education needed to have a bright and successful future.

Eligible candidates are enrolled in a teacher preparation program and are planning to complete clinical experience requirements in the 2018–19 academic year.