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  • Personal Information

  • In order to be certified, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Please note that this requirement is not KCTR's policy, but rather an expectation of the Missouri Department of Education.
  • Choose one of the options below to share how you heard about KCTR.
  • Grade Level/Subject Preference

    There are many factors that go into determining a resident’s grade level and certification area placement. Resident preference is one of these important factors, but is not the only factor.
  • (Please note: Middle School content areas have some additional eligibility requirements.)
  • (Please note: Middle School content areas have some additional eligibility requirements.)
  • (Please note: Middle School content areas have some additional eligibility requirements.)
  • Academic Experience

    Please be aware that should you be invited to move forward in the next stage of the application process, you will be asked to submit an unofficial transcript for every college or institution you have ever earned credit from.
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  • Diversity & Inclusion

    In KCTR’s efforts to embody our values of diversity, equity and inclusion, we believe it is important to understand the different gender, racial and ethnic identities, as well as socioeconomic backgrounds and life experiences, of our staff, residents and alumni. This information informs our program design and curriculum, and also helps guide future programming and recruitment efforts.

    We also use this information, once anonymized, to help our partners, stakeholders and other members of the Kansas City community understand the diverse composition of our cohorts.

    Providing this information is optional and has no bearing on your eligibility or application status.
  • If you chose "I self-identify" in the Race & Ethnicity field above, please share how you identify here.
  • If you are uncertain, please reference the U.S. Governments information regarding Pell Grants here.