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.
(Please note: Middle School content areas require a minimum of 24 undergraduate credit hours in that content area in order to qualify for certification)
Please upload unofficial transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate coursework. After successful upload of files, a red "x" appears to the left of each file. Only press red "x" to remove files from your application.
Please ensure that each and every page of your transcript can be clearly read, and that the cumulative GPA is visible.
Please note that the State of Missouri requires transcripts for each and every institution an individual has attended in order to certify them.***
Max. file size: 20 MB.
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Short Answer Responses
Please answer the following questions in a few sentences.
What mindsets or attitudes do you believe are necessary in order to be a successful teacher? Why are those attitudes important?
What about KCTR's mission and vision, as well as our commitment to educational equity, appeals to or resonates with you?
Please upload a current resume to your application. After successful upload of files, a red "x" appears to the left of each file. Only press red "x" to remove files from your application.
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 20 MB.
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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