School of Education

RiSE: Residency in Secondary Education

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Rise Overview

  • RiSE is:
  • A 12 to 18-month master’s degree program with a full time, yearlong teacher residency leading to California teacher certification in English, Mathematics, Science, or Special Education

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Application Process

  • Through RiSE you will earn:
  • A Preliminary Teaching Credential in English, Mathematics, Science or Special Education
  • A Master of Arts in Education
  • Exceptional teaching experience

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The Rewards of Residency

  • Through RiSE you will be supported by:
  • A $20,000 OR $25,000 living stipend
  • Co-teaching with an outstanding mentor teacher
  • A cohort of residents
  • Committed faculty and staff