In 2000, A Group Of Parents From Silicon Valley Asked:

“WHAT HAPPENED?” WHAT HAPPENED
TO THE AMERICAN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL?
AND WHAT CAN WE DO TO FIX IT?




WHAT IS SUMMIT ABOUT?

A Next Generation School

Summit serves as a model for how students drive their own learning to be successful.

WHAT DRIVES US?

Our Students' Success!

Summit schools were founded on the belief that every student can be prepared for success.

Summit Learning Teacher Residency • How to Apply

 

Step 1:  Learn about our program and our approach to teaching and learning.

 

Step 2:  Complete our online application - available now! 

A complete application includes:

      • A resume
      • Response to the question: In approximately 200 words, please tell us why you want to become a teacher. Please include your professional, educational and personal path towards making this decision.
 
Short Answer Questions

Your short answer response should demonstrate both your commitment to teaching and your written communication skills.  Your writing should fully answer the question and provide us with additional insights into you and your path into teaching. 

 

Step 3:  Phone Interview

This is an opportunity for us to give you in-depth information about the program and learn more about you through:

      • Questions about your motivations
      • Questions about your experience
      • Follow-up on your short answer responses from your application
 

Step 4: Virtual Face to Face Interview

This is an opportunity for us to learn more about you through:

      • Authentic simulations
      • An interview
      • Your reflections and questions
 

Step 5:  Complete an Application for Master's Degree Partners (if applicable)

The residency program is operated in partnership with Alder GSE and the University of the Pacific. Complete applications include:

      • Official college transcripts
      • A resume
      • Statements of purpose
      • Contact information for 3 references

 

 

 

 

 

More Information About The Program

Program Overview
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