USF & Presidio Hill School Teacher Apprentice Program
The USF & Presidio Hill School Teacher Apprentice Program, a partnership between the University of San Francisco School of Education and Presidio Hill School, seeks to prepare highly-effective teachers that inspire student curiosity, critical thinking and cooperative learning.
Students accepted to the USF & Presidio Hill School Teacher Apprentice Program complete a two-year teaching apprenticeship with a master teacher at Presidio Hill School while earning a master's degree and California teaching credential from the USF School of Education. Apprentices work with their master teacher at Presidio Hill School for the full school week and attend graduate courses at USF in the evening. Additionally, apprentices will complete a short student teaching placement in a public school classroom. Apprentices receive a $25,000 per year stipend and ongoing classroom support.
- Candidates must apply & be accepted to both the USF Teaching MA program on the USF Hilltop campus and the USF & Presidio Hill School Teacher Apprentice Program.
- Program open to Multiple Subject credential candidates on the Hilltop campus only.
- Candidates must have a deep interest in learning the practices of progressive education.
- Students participating in the Urban Education and Social Justice program, the San Francisco Teacher Residency program, or the Bilingual Authorization program are ineligible to participate in the USF & Presidio Hill School Teacher Apprentice Program.
The next USF & Presidio Hill Teacher Apprentice Program cohort will begin fall 2023. Interested applicants must submit an online application to the USF Teacher Education program in addition to completing the release and online application for the USF & Presidio Hill Teacher Apprentice Program, found below.
If you have any questions about the application, please contact the the School of Education Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.