First STEP Teacher Internship

  • One of the most critical phases of teacher preparation is clinical teaching. At Fulton County Schools, we support this vital transition from college student to professional teacher by carefully pairing teacher interns with outstanding Cooperating Teachers for this experience. First STEP teacher interns are also offered staff development opportunities while they are involved in their clinical teaching experience. Take your "first step' towards your career at Fulton County Schools!

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  • Applications for First STEP Cohort 4 are open until February 28th. This year-long teacher internship is only open to teacher candidates enrolled in a teacher preparation program at these partner universities:

    • Clark Atlanta University
    • Georgia State University
    • Kennesaw State University
    • Spelman College
    • University of Georgia
    • University of West Georgia 

    Additionally, applicants to Cohort 4 must be on track to graduate Spring 2022 and begin teaching full-time August 2022. 


    First STEP Application 

    First STEP Recommendation Form

First STEP Flyer

Why First STEP?

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​Contact Info

  • Dr. Chelsea Brown


    Dr. Celeste Stansberry

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  • First STEP Program Documents