Foundation / Corporation
Arkansas Teacher Corps (ATC)
03/01/21 - for Expedited Decision Applications
Fellowships to Arkansas individuals to improve K-12 education in eligible locations across the State. Fellows will be placed in a paid teaching position and will receive stipends, as well as training and a teaching license. The purpose of this program is to recruit, train, license, and support committed Arkansans as empowered teachers facilitating excellent, equitable education every day. ATC has partnered with over 30 schools across more than 20 school districts in the eastern and southern parts of Arkansas.
Arkansas Teacher Corps aims to:
Arkansas Teacher Corps seeks to ensure that all students are empowered as rigorous learners, resilient individuals, and responsive leaders regardless of race/color, socioeconomic status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ability/disability, and religion.
Priorities for Content Area, Grade Level, and Placement
ATC is recruiting and placing individuals to teach K-12, with highest preference for middle school, junior high, and high school positions. ATC prioritizes the following teaching placements in accordance with the critical shortage areas identified by the Arkansas Department of Education:
All Grades (K-12)
Intermediate (Grades 4-8)
Secondary (Grades 7-12)
*NOTE: Central (Little Rock) placements are very rare.
GrantWatch ID#: 177153
ATC Fellows (beginning with the 2020 cohort) receive the following benefits:
- Full-time paid position with benefits in an ATC partner district
- $2,500 Transition Stipend at the beginning of the Fellowship
- $2,500 Completion Award at the end of the Fellowship
- Standard five-year teaching license upon completion of the program
- Opportunities to participate in other programs and activities such as seeking a graduate degree, loan forgiveness, tuition reimbursement and more
Accepted applicants from all deadlines (expedited, early, and regular) will begin Summer Institute together at the end of May of that application year and will begin teaching in their placement school that fall after the successful completion of Summer Institute.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or (479) 575–6418 with questions.
Arkansas Teacher Corps
216 Graduate Education Building
Fayetteville, AR 72701
For more information on Fellow placements, see https://www.arkansasteachercorps.org/partnerships/where-we-serve/.
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