The Teach Baton Rouge program is now taking applications for the 2018-2019 program.

Teach Baton Rouge, is calling on our community’s professionals and leaders to commit to teach full-time in our community’s high-need schools. The experience, energy, and commitment of these professionals can help ensure that all of our students excel academically. In addition, Teach Baton Rouge teachers form a powerful network of leaders that are working to improve public education.  The Teach Baton Rouge alternative certification program has been helping EBR’s community professionals and leaders to become certified teachers’ since 2001.  

Please click on the link to see the new Teach Baton Rouge information video: Teach Baton Rouge Video

We are now taking applications for the 2018-2019 Teach Baton Rouge Program.  Please click on the link to apply: 2018-2019 Teach Baton Rouge Program Application.  The first deadline for submitting the completed application is January 17, 2018. The Teach Baton Rouge program will be offering certification in Early Childhood (PK-3), Elementary Education(1-5) and Middle School Math and English grades (5-8) for 2018-2019.

You will need to upload your resume, transcripts, letter of intent (addressing the question: Why do you want to teach in East Baton Rouge, and how will your past experiences help you achieve success in the classroom?), and if applicable Praxis scores and ACT/SAT scores.

Fill out the external application and choose Teach Baton Rouge under position desired. If you have previously applied to the East Baton Rouge School System for a Substitute Teacher or Para Position you will use your same information to apply to the Teach Baton Rouge program.

The 2018-2019 Teach Baton Rouge Program will be recruiting in the following certification areas:

  • Early Childhood Education PreK-3
  • Elementary Education Grades 1-5
  • Middle School Math Grades 4-8
  • Middle School English Grades 4-8