Apprenticeship Program

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership is accepting applications for our Apprenticeship Program! Launched in the fall 2021, the program allows students to gain valuable paid clinical experiences while working within local partner school districts.

About the program

This program allows students from the Adolescence Education MAT and Childhood and Early Childhood Education MSEd programs to complete their New York State Education Department fieldwork requirements while following the school district calendar five days a week, from September through June.

Benefits include:

  • Earning an annual stipend of $25,000.
  • Participating in staff professional development and training opportunities.
  • Taking part in networking opportunities and collaborating with school district administrators.
  • Gaining valuable feedback while gaining required clinical experiences under the mentorship of an experienced teacher in your certification area. 


Teacher candidates accepted into the program work directly with school districts by providing support in a range of areas, including:

  • Drop-in centers
  • Academic intervention services
  • Course recovery programs
  • Small and large group instruction
  • Social-Emotional Support
  • Substitute Teaching

How to Apply

If you are interested in the apprenticeship program, please email