Winthrop University: College of Education - NetSERVE

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 up to $30,000 (with early PRAXIS passage) stipend 
  • 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 program requirements and more details

or to sign up to attend an information session go to 

NetSERVE Teacher Residency 


Contact Information

NetSERVE Project Director
Dr. Audrey Allan - - 803/323-4848

M.A.T. Program Director
Dr. Lisa Harris - - 803/323-2588

Last Updated: 9/29/22