VCSU recieves $600,000 grant | Scholarships available for future teachers

Kenneth Palmer


Sep 15, 2022

Scholarships accessible for paraprofessionals and substitute lecturers seeking a instructing license

Valley City State College (VCSU) has obtained a $600,000 grant from the North Dakota Department of General public Instruction to aid get ready a lot more teachers to fill important educating requirements throughout the condition.

VCSU Substitute Teacher Program participants Laken Breuer (center) and Darika Lemna served as student performance strategists while subbing at Jefferson Elementary in Valley City.
VCSU Substitute Instructor Program contributors Laken Breuer (heart) and Darika Lemna served as university student general performance strategists though subbing at Jefferson Elementary in Valley Town.

The grant will fund the VCSU Improve Your Individual Scholarship Program. This method delivers scholarships to people today aspiring to turn out to be a accredited trainer in North Dakota. It is precisely developed for paraprofessionals and substitute instructors doing work in North Dakota university districts.

“Valley Town Condition University has one of the most effective trainer preparation plans in the nation. This grant permits us to provide scholarships to go over tuition costs for folks functioning towards their instructing degree in North Dakota,” VCSU President Alan LaFave claimed. “We lead the state in planning upcoming educators and this grant opens doors for much more individuals interested in signing up for the instruction workforce.”

Scholarships of $3,200 will be awarded via this application. This sum covers tuition costs for an complete semester for a complete-time scholar. Scholarships available consist of:

  • Scholarships for two semesters for currently enrolled, or electing to enroll complete-time, in VCSU’s Online Trainer Education and learning Program. This program incorporates areas of Elementary, Business, English, Background, Arithmetic, Spanish, Social Science, and Technologies Schooling.
  • Scholarships for three to four semesters for learners trying to find a educating degree with a specialised endorsement area. Endorsements obtainable consist of English Language Learners (ELL), Early Childhood/Kindergarten, and Particular Education.

“Our graduates in the area modify the lives of learners each individual working day,” Dean of the VCSU College of Training Allen Burgad claimed. “We are very pleased to have 1,438 VCSU alumni teaching or serving as faculty administrators in 148 various North Dakota communities. Our hope is this scholarship software will aid extra people pursue instructing as a profession to inspire the next technology of leaders in our condition.”

Individuals interested in mastering extra about this application can stop by or call the College of Schooling by contacting 701-845-7304. To organize an interview about this software, get in touch with Tammy Jo Anderson Taft by emailing [email protected], or contacting 701-845-7227.

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