MGA School of Education Connecting Prospective Teachers To NURTURE Project


Middle Georgia State University’s Department of Teacher Education and Social Work is looking for participants for the upcoming virtual “Teacher Residency Readiness Academy Kickoff,” which takes place from 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3. The session is designed for people interested in changing careers to become classroom teachers. The session will include information about the Network for Urban and Rural Teachers United for Residency Engagement (NURTURE) Project, a federally funded teacher residency program that places participants in classrooms for a full academic year, connects them with mentor teachers, and offers professional development and networking opportunities after they graduate with a master’s degree in math, science, or special education.

Register by February 2 at For more information, contact Dr. David Biek, dean of MGA’s School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, at