NetSERVE Teacher Residency

Network for Sustained Educational Residencies that Value Equity

NetSERVE (Network for Sustained Educational Residencies that Value Equity) is a collaborative effort between Winthrop University, three partner school districts, and multiple state organizations to provide a unique teacher preparation opportunity for individuals interested in making a difference in South Carolina rural communities.

Program Overview

  • 12-18 month Masters of Arts in Teaching program (hours may vary depending on prior coursework)
  • Content certification areas that are available vary annually by district need and may include: Secondary Math and Science, Secondary English, Middle Level, Special Education, Early Childhood (PK-3), or Elementary (2-6) 
  • Specialized curriculum prepares residents for work in one of three districts: Chester, Chesterfield, or Fairfield
  • $28,000-$30,000 stipend (with early PRAXIS passage)
  • Reduced graduate program tuition
  • Guaranteed teaching position with successful completion of program and a three-year commitment to teach in the residency district 
  • Access to a professional learning community of residents, teachers, and university faculty
  • High quality, individualized induction support provided to graduates for three years

For more detailed information and a link to the application, go to the NetSERVE Teacher Residency website.

For program requirements, more details, or to sign up to attend an information session, please contact:

NetSERVE Project Director
Dr. Audrey Allan

M.A.T. Program Director
Dr. Lisa Harris