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UC Teaching Candidates Being Finalized For Grant Program

Tennessee Tech will finalize its 30 teaching candidates for the Grow Your Own grant program later this month. College of Education Associate Dean Julie Baker said the 30 candidates will begin taking classes this summer. The candidates will work as they take classes as teaching assistants in five Upper Cumberland Counties. Baker said having the school systems play a part ... Read More »

White Co. Schools Filling Teacher Voids Through Grant

White County Schools are looking for math and special education teacher candidates through a grant program with Tennessee Tech. The Grow Your Own Grant program is meant to create a teacher pipeline by funding two years of schooling for in house candidates. Director of Schools Kurt Dronbarger said the school system has plenty of teacher assistants to be selected for ... Read More »

5 UC Counties Partnering With TTU Education Program

Five Upper Cumberland counties will receive a new opportunity to fill teaching positions. Tennessee Tech University received a state grant for the Grow Your Own program. College of Education Associate Dean Julie Baker said the grants pay for a candidate’s education leading to a teacher’s license. “We are so excited,” Baker said. “We have been looking at opportunities like this ... Read More »