Program Overview

Grow2Teach (G2T) is a five-year grant from the State of California focused on supporting Fresno Unified School District classified employees who have a passion to teach. The program is current in its fourth year with 25 total participants whom are working towards their teaching credentials in hard-to-fill positions in Special Education, Math, Science, Bilingual Education, and other areas as needed.

Program Support

  • Flexible School Schedules
  • Monthly professional learning
  • Free CBEST/CSET/RICA test preparation
  • Academic counseling
  • 25 participant cohort
  • Cohort model of learning
  • Research-based classroom strategies
  • Summer internship opportunities

Grow2Teach offers an annual stipend. Participants will be offered a Fresno Unified teaching contract upon successful completion of the program.

Program Coordinator

Vang Thao
(559) 457-3194
vang.thao@fresnounified.org

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