School of Education

Cunningham’s PTRP Experience Sets Up Success in Classroom

Justin Cunningham, center, receives his award for being named the Rockingham County Schools Beginning Teacher of Excellence

Driving a school bus for Guilford County Schools, serving as a secretary in the county’s transportation office, and working as a teaching assistant in Rockingham County Schools (RCS) could not fulfill Justin Cunningham’s desire to work with students. So he decided to enroll in the initial cohort of UNC Greensboro’s Piedmont Teacher Residency Partnership program.

Liam Gallagher’s (PTRP) Path to Becoming an Employed Educator

headshot of Liam Gallagher

The Piedmont Teacher Residency Partnership (PTRP) is a 14-month program that is an innovative, effective residency that prepares highly-qualified, diverse teachers for success in Rockingham and Surry County Schools, while working towards a master’s degree in education. Liam Gallagher graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in English degree from UNC … Continued

PTRP Zoom Info Sessions, First Monday of Every Month

PTRP first monday zoom info sessions

Have you ever thought about teaching and want to learn more about the Piedmont Teacher Residency Partnership (PTRP)? PTRP allows college graduates to earn their master’s degree in teaching in 18 months. Join us from 6:00-6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of every month to hear more about the program … Continued

First Elementary Ed Cohort Completes PTRP Residency

PTRP 2021 Elem Ed Residents

Congratulations to our very first Elementary Education Cohort on their successful completion of their Piedmont Teacher Residency Partnership (PTRP) residency. We are proud to say that all have been hired and will start their new teaching positions in the Fall. What a challenging year, but you all did it! We … Continued

Mrs. Alicia Fallow Named Surry County Schools Teacher of the Year

Alicia Fallow PTRP teacher of the year

Congratulations to Mrs. Alicia Fallow, the 2021-2022 Surry County Schools Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Fallow is a second grade teacher at Flat Rock Elementary and one of Piedmont Teacher Residency Partnership (PTRP)’s Cooperating Teachers. To read the full story in The Mount Airy News, click here.