Special Opportunities for Student Teachers

Professional Growth Fund Program

Student Teachers are eligible to apply for a Professional Growth fund which can be used toward reimbursement for workshop and conference registration fees for up to $100.See attached file for details

Make sure to complete a Professional Growth Fund online application here (direct link) or here !

More information available here

Professional Growth Fund Applications will be accepted during these times:
Fall 09/07/16 – 12/23/16
Spring 01/18/17-05/09/17

The Professional Growth fund can NOT be used towards the 3 required certification workshops. 


Student teachers are also eligible to apply for the Resources for Classrooms program and the Innovative Educator program. 

The Resources for Classrooms program is designed to support educators with materials for the classroom and provide opportunities for engaging instruction. Teachers can receive up to $400 to use for their classroom.

Apply for Resources for Classrooms here!
Applications open:
Fall 10/03/16 – 12/01/16
Spring 02/01/17 – 03/31/17 

The Innovative Educators program is designed to provide student teachers with school supplies to encourage innovative and engaging classroom instruction. A maximum of $100 will be approved per student teacher per semester.  In addition, candidates who submit a video of their lesson plan will be eligible to receive a $300 reimbursement for edTPA !

Apply for Innovative Educators here!
Applications open:
Fall 10/03/16 – 12/01/16
Spring 02/01/17 – 03/31/17 

To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu(212) 678-3689,(212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.