CMS Teaching Residency

Are you ready to make a difference for Charlotte’s students, but don’t yet have a teaching license? The CMS Teaching Residency is an accelerated, affordable path to becoming a full-time CMS teacher. You’ll bring your talent, grit, and dedication to our community. We’ll help you master the skills you need to help students unlock their full potential. Here is a deeper look at CMS Teaching Residency providing additional background and a few words from some of our CMS Teaching Residency graduates. 

CMS Teaching Residency is one option for alternative route licensure. Our program is specifically recruiting middle and high school math, middle and high school science, middle and high school English/Language Arts, elementary teachers, and EC General Curriculum teachers. 

If you are interested in any of the content areas: Secondary ELA, Secondary Math, Secondary Science, Elementary and ECGC the application is NOW OPEN!  You can use this link to apply today

 Once you complete your application and upload your transcripts, you will hear from our licensure team within 2 weeks. From there they will provide you with information on your eligibility and provide a link to enroll in our program.  Next, we will send you your next steps to start training! 


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