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About MonarchTeach

MonarchTeach is:

  • An innovative teacher preparation program that allows students majoring in mathematics, science, or technology to receive teacher licensure while still earning their degree in their content area.
  • A unique collaboration between the College of Education and the College of Sciences at Old Dominion University.
  • Modeled after the nationally acclaimed UTeach program at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Supported by a growing number of locals school divisions and agencies.
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Goals of MonarchTeach:

  • Increase significantly the number of students who will become STEM teachers in Virginia and across the country.
  • Develop outstanding STEM teachers who will make a positive impact on their students.
  • Promote mathematics, science, and technology in the community and improve the quality of STEM education in local schools.

Benefits of MonarchTeach:

  • Receiving a degree in mathematics, science or technology along with teacher licensure in four years.
  • Guidance and support from highly qualified master teachers with extensive high school teaching experience.
  • Academic and social support from peers with similar career interests.
  • Gaining valuable teaching experience beginning the first semester of your freshman year.
  • Feedback from mentor teachers, university faculty, and master teachers.
  • Opportunities for scholarships and paid internships in an educational setting.
  • Access to a dedicated study area and resource room.
  • Continued support after graduation.
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Partners & Donors

MonarchTeach is very grateful to all of the community organizations and school districts who have partnered with us in hopes of developing excellent STEM educators.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please contact us if you have further questions.

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Contact Information

Here you will find contact information for the faculty and instructors involved with MonarchTeach.