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Future Teachers of Color

Montclair State University’s Teacher Education Program now has a number of Future Teachers of Color grant opportunities for students who qualify!    

This amazing opportunity, made possible by a New Jersey Department of Education grant, will provide you with the following:

  • One-on-one support from faculty, students and higher education professionals throughout your entire program
  • Mentoring from faculty who are renowned in their field and want to see you succeed
  • Individualized admission and academic advisement
  • Workshops and tutoring in such areas as study skills, test preparation, cultural and social justice, and more
  • Eligibility to be considered for your place in The Newark Teacher Project which includes:
    • Supportive small cohort of peers
    • Paid summer experience in Newark communities
    • Carefully selected mentors and faculty
    • Specialized teaching seminars with a focus on social and racial justice
    • A financial stipend with the commitment of teaching in Newark Public Schools
    • Technology resources for studying and your future classroom
    • Support in your transition to your own classroom

So if you are an

  • Essex Community College student who seeks to transfer to MSU’s Teacher Education Program

OR, a

  • Montclair State University student who is enrolled in University College as a pre-major and want to become a teacher,

then tell us YES! I want to learn more about the Future Teachers of Color Program. Contact and follow us on Facebook and Instagram