TEACHER QUALITY & RETENTION PROGRAM (TQRP)
|From its first Summer Institute in 2009, the Teacher Quality and Retention Program (TQRP) has provided high-caliber training and mentoring to aspiring, pre-service and new teachers from publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country. The result of lessons learned from a 2006 Gates School Reform grant, as well as the Teacher Prep Program Pilot in 2008, TQRP has emerged into a robust, research-based program that has impacted over 600 Program Fellows over the last 10 years across 20 different states and 45 TMCF Member Schools. In the year 2018 alone TQRP Fellows have impacted over 2,500 K through 12 students in high-need urban and rural areas across the nation. TQRP provides high-quality, pre-service training, as well as personalized support once teachers enter into the classroom.TQRP offers an intense two-week Summer Institute that convenes all three individual areas of focus (HBCU Males, STEM and New Teachers) to develop sound pedagogy, discuss and demonstrate research-based educational practice, and analyze current educational policy – all with the goal of developing the skills needed to be future teacher leaders. TQRP Fellows have the opportunity to collaborate with master teachers and TMCF staff to:
More detailed information about TQRP including program demographics and layout are available in this summary document.
We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Institute! The deadline to apply is April 5, 2019 (11:59 PM EST). Apply with your TMCF Account.