Teacher Certification

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At Capital One, we recognize that a strong support system for success must include the classroom and educators who understand a wide range of student needs. That’s why we invest in organizations like Inspired Teaching that connect youth with the resources and role models they need to grow and thrive.

— Naomi Smouha, Community Relations Manager for Capital One
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Teacher Certification

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About the Program

Inspired Teaching Fellows participate in one of the most intensive new teacher training programs in the nation, including a year-long teaching residency; integrated graduate coursework grounded in a research-based philosophy of teaching and learning; and intensive classroom support during both the years of the program.


Fellow Experience

Through a 24-month residency program, each Inspired Teaching Fellow is prepared for a successful and sustainable career as a teacher and changemaker in Washington, DC while earning a DC teaching license and a Master of Arts in Teaching.


Become A Fellow

Center for Inspired Teaching selects teacher candidates who seek to advance educational reform in their classrooms, schools, and beyond.

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