Flowing Wells/Arizona Teaching Fellows Program

The Flowing Wells/Arizona Teaching Fellows is a unique program offered through a partnership between the University of Arizona and Flowing Wells.  Students in the program work closely with the Flowing Wells School District throughout their teacher preparation program, completing all of the fieldwork in our District with one or more mentor teachers who are also dedicated to working with children and adolescents in Southern Arizona.

If you are an energetic person interested in becoming a teacher and making a difference in the lives of our students, then this is the program for you!

How do you become an Arizona Teaching Fellow?

Are you a high school graduate?

1. First step is to apply to the University of Arizona via the Undergraduate Admissions application. 
2. Then, you will need to apply to the teacher preparation program of your choice in the spring of your sophomore year, by the 2nd Friday in February, for fall admission. For more information about the process and required documents, please see here
3. Last, you will need to apply in the spring of your sophomore year to the Teaching Fellows program, selecting your first and second district of your choice. 

Are you a community college student?

1. First step is to meet with a UA College of Education advisor. Once ideal term of admittance is determined, you will apply to the University of Arizona via the Transfer Admissions application.
2. Then, you will need to apply to the teacher prep program of your choice (typically in the spring of your sophomore year if you are full-time, by the 2nd Friday in February). For more information about the process and required documents, please see here.
3. Last, you will need to apply by 2/23/18 to the Teaching Fellows program, selecting your first and second district of your choice. Application will open on February 1, 2018 and can be accessed here.

Are you a college graduate looking to teach Special Education K-12?

1. Review the Special Education Master of Arts Mild-Moderate Disabilities Program information.
2. Contact Dr. Carl Liaupsin, Program Director, (liaupsin@email.arizona.edu) to arrange an interview and information session.
3. After your interview and information session, you should apply to the Special EducationMaster of Arts Mild-Moderate Disabilities Program through the UA Graduate College site. Preference given to students applying for 2018-19 academic year admittance by 1/31/18 and applications will continue to be accepted until filled.
4. Last, apply by 2/23/18 to the Teaching Fellows program. Application will open on February 1, 2018 and can be accessed here.

Are you a college graduate looking to teach Secondary Education (grades 6-12)?

1. Review Teach Arizona program information at: www.teach.arizona.edu
2. Contact Teach Arizona Director, Patty Stowers (pstowers@email.arizona.edu). Indicate the content area you hope to teach, and please attach scans of your unofficial transcripts for review.
3. Then, apply to the University of Arizona via the Graduate College application, and select the Master of Arts in Secondary Education, Teach Arizona Program. Preference given to students applying for 2018-19 academic year admittance by 1/31/18 and applications will continue to be accepted until filled.

Are you a college graduate looking to teach in Elementary (grades K-8)?

1. Contact a College of Education Advisor based on your last name. Your advisor will assist you with exploring the Post-baccalaureate Elementary Education program.
2. Then you will need to apply to the Elementary Education program for the upcoming fall semester.

Once you are ADMITTED to a teacher preparation program AND YOU APPLY to the Teaching Fellows Program, the districts will interview interested applicants and will select the Fellows for their districts.

CONTACT the UA FOR INFORMATION: College of Education--Arizona Teaching Fellows
coe-aztf@email.arizona.edu
520-621-7865
1430 E. 2nd Street PO Box 210069
Tucson, AZ 85721

As a FW Teaching Fellow, you will:

1.  Receive financial support
2.  Work closely with and complete all fieldwork in the Flowing Wells School District with several mentor teachers
3.  Potentially be hired by the Flowing Wells District 
4.  Participate in forums designed to link coursework expectations more closely with school and district expectations

The Fellows Program can help you attain your goal of being a teacher in the Flowing Wells Unified School District and allow you to be compensated up to $4800.00 in the process! Select the option below that best describes you for more information on the application process.

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