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.
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.
- 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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