Faribault Teaching Fellows
The Faribault Teaching Fellows is a “grow your own” program funded by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. This program is intended to help Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) with a Faribault connection attain their Minnesota teaching license.
There are three application deadlines each year:
The Faribault Teaching Fellows program is open to applicants who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) attending or planning to attend a Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board-approved (PELSB-approved) teacher preparation program during the 2022–23 or 2023-24 school years.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the program.
Applicants must meet one or more of these criteria:
Have graduated from Faribault Public Schools
Be a parent of a Faribault Public Schools current student or graduate
Live within the Faribault Public School district boundaries; and/or
Be a current Faribault Public Schools employee
Tuition assistance of up to $3,000/year
One-on-one advising support throughout the program
Stipend to assist with other living or college costs ($2,000/year)
Connection with a mentor teacher