Teach Toledo

Teach Toledo Recruitment

Teach Toledo provides an opportunity to earn an Associate’s degree in six semesters, graduate, and then continue for six semesters to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, meeting requirements for Ohio teaching licensure.  

Teach Toledo celebrates urban schools and urban communities. Coursework prepares future teachers to capitalize on the cultural assets in diverse urban neighborhoods and to recognize and challenge systemic racism. 

Pictured above:  Dr. Hope Bland (TPS Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and UToledo adjunct faculty for Teach Toledo) Mike Polk (member, Teach Toledo cohort I), Darius Simpson (member, Teach Toledo cohort II), and Dr. Lynne Hamer (UToledo faculty and Teach Toledo coordinator), ready to explain Teach Toledo to potential students.

Teach Toledo is recruiting for cohort III, to begin university classes in August 2020. Now is the time to talk to coordinators and apply! Students accepted by June 1 will qualify for assistance during June and July preparing for a successful entry or re-entry into college coursework.

Interested students should complete the UToledo admission application using the link on this page, and should also complete the Request Information form below.

Apply for Admission to UT's Teach Toledo Program


Dr. Romules Durant"As a TPS and UT graduate, I know the power of teaching in our city, which is why I believe in Teach Toledo."

Toledo Public Schools Superintendent

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Follow us on Facebook at Teach Toledo Initiative to receive news of future events, including new cohorts forming. 

 Contact the Judith Herb College of Education Student Services at 419-530-2495, or fill out the “request information” form to contact coordinators.

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Graduating Teach Toledo Members

Last Updated: 3/26/20