A focus of this grant is to prepare educators of science, technology, engineering, math and computer science. This is the second consecutive year of this award to UWM by the U.S. Department of Education’s Bureau of Indian Education.
The Electa Quinney Teacher Training and Administrative Leadership Program is a five-year partnership between the Indian Community School and Milwaukee Public Schools to recruit and prepare undergraduate, post-baccalaureate or graduate level students to build capacity in public, private and charter schools in Milwaukee and tribal schools in the Great Lakes region. This project will address teacher and administrator shortages in the American Indian community and will work with school districts throughout the state.
Participants in this program are financially supported as they toward their initial teaching license thorough the various degree programs currently available at the UW-Milwaukee School of Education. The financial support covers the cost of attendance, initial licensing exams, and a budget for a laptop as needed. The supported programs must result in licensure. Click here to explore options prior to below. Currently licensed teachers can work toward the Administrative Leadership MS: Concentration in Educational Administration. This program leads to a principal licensure. To ensure participants have enough time to complete their education with the grant support, applicants need to have a minimum of 2 years of college (24 to 30 credit hours) to be accepted. Exceptions for this requirement will be determined on an individual basis.
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Have more questions? Please reach out to Maurina Paradise, application coordinator for this grant.
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If you are unsure if this program is the best fit for you, or if you are unsure about applying to college please contact us. There are other opportunities and ways we can help you with your college hopes and plans.