Call Me MISTER
A Leadership Teaching Program
The Call Me MISTER program is a national teacher leadership program that not only prepares young men for a successful career as an elementary or secondary teacher, but also provides them with resources that will place them in a position to effectively impact the lives of children.
The Call Me MISTER program is contributing to the talent pool of excellent teachers by identifying and supporting young men who are literally "touching the future" by teaching children. This successful model seeks to reverse the lack of young men who are leaders, role models, and teachers in communities.
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MISTER Recognized During Teacher Education Ceremony
On October 30, 2014, the College of Education and Human Services hosted a celebration to honor the 93 teacher candidates who were accepted into the Teacher Education program as of January 1 to August 15, 2014. MISTER participant, Michael Dunson was honored during the ceremony and is studying to become a math teacher. Successful candidates must apply to the program, submit two positive faculty recommendations, have qualifying assessments, an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher and a minimum grade of C in introductory education courses and English 150. The teacher candidates were given Longwood nametags identifying them as pre-service educators and a commemorative certificate.