Clovis Teacher Residency Program

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Welcome to the Clovis Teacher Residency Program Information Page! We currently have one residency in which we are actively recruiting candidates.

This residency is for candidates interested in earning a Special Education Credential and can commit to three consecutive semesters of university coursework along with student teaching.

Candidates can pick a mild/moderate or moderate/severe emphasis.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for more information about the residency and Zoom Links to our informational sessions.

What is a residency?

A residency is a rigorous, compressed pathway to complete your credential. Residents are paired with a Clovis Unified teacher and complete their clinical practice at a Clovis Unified school site.

Advantages to a residency include, finishing in fewer semesters, embedded district professional development, and priority interview opportunities.

What does it look like?

Continuous 3 semester program with 18-24 units per phase, starting in the Fall of 2021. Student teaching placement in Clovis Unified plus coursework at Fresno State.

$13,000 stipend to cover tuition

Must commit to three years teaching service in Clovis Unified after completion of program.

Who is eligible?

A graduate or senior graduating in the spring of 2021 with a bachelor's degree. Individuals with a desire to work VERY hard.

Individuals who meet these Fresno State requirements:
  • Admission to Fresno State and residency program
  • Credential program application submitted to ED 100
  • Attendance at Zoom information session with the university and district
  • Apply on Edjoin: “Student Teacher Resident Eligibility Pool”
  • All CBEST passed (upon completion)
  • Liberal Studies waiver or 3 MS CSETs passed (upon completion)

Special Education Residency

Candidates earn their Mild to Moderate or Moderate to Severe Education Specialist Credential

Upon completion of the residency, candidates are three-quarters of the way to a master’s degree.

Please join us at one of the following informational Zoom sessions. All sessions are from 3-4pm and will be in an Open House format. Come to the Zoom waiting room and you will be paired with our district and university residency experts.

Upcoming Zoom Special Education Events (3-4 pm)

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