WHO YOU ARE You are an undergraduate who shares our core values (belonging, investment, initiative, growth, excellence) and our commitment to ending educational inequity. You value contributing to a diverse community of learners who challenge and support one another.You want to invest your summer in the success of others. As a GT Summer Teaching Fellow, you will focus on your middle-school students - their experiences and their success.You are eager to receive feedback and coaching to become the teacher your students deserve.On average, our summer teaching fellows are:75% people of color 60% Black and/or Latinx 75% local - they grew up or attend college in our communities 40% First Gen WHO WE ARE Generation Teach is led by a national team of educators, driven by five core values - belonging, investment, initiative, growth, and excellence. We partner with communities to build local, diverse pipelines of exemplary educators who reflect the students and communities we serve.We are committed to investing a new generation of prospective teachers in our most important profession. Every year, we learn with and from our fellows, professional teachers, and students. Learn and grow with us this summer! WHAT YOU WILL DO Complete 2 weeks of training in identity, relationships, instructional practices, and content-area pedagogy while building a loving community of colleagues, practicing teaching, and preparing to meet your students. Teach middle-school math, engineering, reading, or social studies; design and teach fitness, language, humanities, or STEM electives; co-lead fun events and community meetings during our 4- or 5-week GT STEAM Academy.Receive daily feedback and support from your Teacher Coach and a taxable scholarship to offset living costs. Join the GT Alumni Community and receive individual career counseling.As a Generation Teach Summer Teaching Fellow, you are the teacher in your classrooms. Local district and charter schools host our programs. You teach in the schools your students attend, in the neighborhoods where they live, in cities where you grew up or attend school, and in the communities you may choose to serve professionally. You complete 40 - 60 hours of solo teaching experience with daily coaching. After the summer, we provide individual career counseling. WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE You will receive a $1,510.05 cash scholarship, paid in three equal installments during your fellowship.You will receive a $1,289.95 AmeriCorps Education Award one week after the successful completion of your fellowship. The Award can be used for tuition, loans, books, housing, or other approved educational expenses.You will receive individual career counseling during your senior year of college and personal introductions to partners if you are interested in teaching professionally. Your college may provide work study funding or course credit for your fellowship. If accepted, please discuss this option with your city director.You will develop relationships with students, colleagues, coaches, and leaders that will stay with you for years to come.FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Who are my students?You will teach rising fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, or eighth-grade students from our district and charter partner schools. Our students enroll voluntarily and have a wide range of academic preparation.What will I teach?Every fellow teaches one academic class (math, reading, engineering, or social studies) and one elective class (languages, fitness, humanities, STEM). We provide curricula for your academic class and guidance for your elective class.Who will my colleagues be?You will learn and teach alongside 31 other undergraduate and high-school fellows from across the city and country, all selected through a competitive application process and committed to educational equity. How big are my classes?You will teach two academic classes of 6 - 12 students and two elective classes of 6 - 12 students.What are the hours? The hours are 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Five pre-scheduled evening events extend until 8:30 p.m.; these events are Student & Family Orientation, Open House, Teach Local Night, Ed Expo, and Wrap-Up Night.Do I need to pursue an education major or minor to apply?No! Our summer teaching fellows come from a range of majors; this may be the first time you're considering teaching. Am I eligible to apply? You are eligible if you are a high-school sophomore, junior, or senior, or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior. College seniors who have completed Generation Teach summer teaching fellowships are eligible to return the summer after they graduate. You are eligible to apply if you are an undocumented student; our summer teaching fellowship is not a job, and it does not require employment eligibility verification.Do I need to submit official transcripts? No, please submit unofficial transcripts unless you have official transcripts readily available. We do not want you to spend money securing transcripts for your application. If you do not have easy access to unofficial transcripts, please feel free to submit screenshots of your grades from your college portal.Is there a stipend?We provide a taxable scholarship to help cover living expenses for students who do not have summer internship funding from their colleges or high schools. The scholarship is $2,800 and consists of $1,510.05 deposited in your bank account in three installments and an AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,289.95 upon successful completion of the fellowship.Where is the program located?Our programs are hosted by our district and/or charter partners, including Boston charter schools, Denver Public Schools, Holyoke Public Schools, and Providence Public Schools.My college offers summer internship funding. Can GT sign my paperwork to confirm I have completed the program and met the requirements?Yes! We are happy to help you with your paperwork. GT will not duplicate external funding, but we are happy to support you in securing a larger scholarship from another source.Can I submit separate applications to to Boston, Denver, Providence, and Western MA? Please submit only one application. You will be asked to indicate your preferred city and whether you would like to be considered for other cities.I don't live in the cities GT serves, but I really want to teach. Do you provide housing?We do not provide housing. We encourage you to connect with local fellows to identify summer housing options.What happens after I submit my application? We will review your application and invite promising candidates to a Google Hangout interview. You will have your decision within four weeks of the application deadline. On average, you will have three days to decide whether to enroll.