Project CREST

Project CREST: Consortium for Responsive Education and Successful Teaching of ELs

A Partnership between UAB, Attalla City Schools, Gadsden City Schools, Etowah County Schools, and St. James Catholic School

Project CREST

What’s in for me? Tuition support to pursue a graduate degree at UAB

Who is eligible? Employees of the CREST partner school systems

How do I apply? Complete the appropriate application packet and bring it to a meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Gadsden City Schools Parent Teacher Resource Center, 201 College Street, Gadsden, AL, 35901 from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm.

Which application for Cohort 1 of CREST applies to me?

  • Teachers with Class B certification in any subject: Complete Form A to apply for tuition support to pursue a Master of Arts in Education in ESL at UAB.
  • Teachers with Class A certification in any subject (except ESL): Complete Form B to apply for tuition support to pursue an Educational Specialist Degree in ESL at UAB.
  • District employees with a bachelor’s degree in any subject: Complete Form C to apply for tuition support to pursue an Alternative Master of Arts Degree in Education in ESL and teacher certification.

If you have any questions about Project CREST or the application procedure, contact Mary Earley, Project CREST coordinator: (205.943.9689)

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