ISANA Teacher Residency with CalStateTEACH

The residency provides new teachers candidates a full year of hands-on, clinical experience in an ISANA Academies school alongside a high-quality mentor teacher while completing online coursework through CalStateTEACH and receiving salary/benefits. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will earn a multiple subject teaching credential and are eligible for a full-time teaching position at ISANA. 

During the year, teacher residents will: 

  • Spend five days a week at an ISANA campus:
    • Four days a week in the classroom with a mentor teacher developing pedagogical practice through observation, co-teaching and small group instruction; and 
    • One day a week for professional development provided by ISANA/CalStateTEACH in community with a cohort of other teacher residents 
  • Complete online coursework at CalStateTEACH 
  • Develop relationships with families, students and communities
  • Learn the important responsibilities of being an ISANA teacher, such as using data to inform instruction and lesson planning
  • Participate in all teacher-required events 
  • Receive financial support as an ISANA employee through a salary, benefits and educational reimbursement opportunities


Costs and Financial Aid

Costs Financial Aid
  • See here for CalStateTEACH program costs
  • $25,000 stipend and benefits
  • Education reimbursement, $1,000 per term for up to three terms


For additional information on qualifications and admissions, see here  and the CalStateTEACH website. 

To apply, please start the application here.

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