HBCU Seniors: Teach in Cincinnati

HBCU Seniors: Learn about PreK-12 Teaching Opportunities in Cincinnati

Visit Cincinnati February 20-23, 2023

Teach at a school where students of color can envision what’s possible for them because their teachers have similar backgrounds and experiences.

You will have a life-long impact on the lives of children.

For questions about applying for the trip to Cincinnati, please contact Paige Lindy at 513.443.9142 or paige@accelerategreatschools.org.

Priority Access to the Cincinnati Teacher Impact Residency Program

All HBCU seniors hired through the February 20-23 event in Cincinnati will be eligible to apply for an innovative residency program that offers:

  • Up to $10,000 per resident in grant funding:
    • $2,500 after hired by an AGS partner school and after signing a letter of commitment to the Residency,
    • $2,500 after completing one year of teaching at an AGS partner school and the Residency program, and
    • $5,000 after completing two years of teaching at an AGS partner school and the Residency program.
  • A cohort experience with opportunities to collaborate and develop with other beginning teachers from HBCUs.
  • Access to local and national professional development resources.
  • Connections to the local community and opportunities to inform work to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.

Benefits of the February 20-23 all-expense paid trip to Cincinnati

Teach at a school where you will have a profound impact.

While teacher diversity positively impacts all students, it is especially important for Black students.

  • Black students who have at least one Black teacher by 3rd grade are 13% more likely to enroll in college.
  • Black boys from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who have a Black teacher are 39% less likely to drop out of school.
Learn about best-in-class PreK-12 schools.

Each AGS partner school has:

  • Teachers committed to ensuring all students have excellent educational options.
  • A school track record of high student achievement.
  • A school culture where young teachers can grow and develop.
Build your Network and Career
  • Meet other HBCU seniors and alumni working in education.
  • Build your network and grow professionally.
Experience Cincinnati
  • Tour Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
  • Visit neighborhoods and explore places to live.
  • Engage with community stakeholders and members.

Meet Our Partner Schools

Partner schools are dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and empowering diverse staff.

  • More than 50 percent of teachers employed at partner schools are people of color (compared to an average of 10 percent across the US).
  • AGS partner schools create equitable opportunities to develop and transition teachers into leadership roles.
  • All AGS partner schools prioritize and integrate professional development training in anti-racist education and culturally responsive practices.

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