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TNTP Teaching Fellows

Expense Details

Select your program below for details on all related expenses, including training materials, Academy or University tuition and certification fees. Costs are based on the 2014-15 school year and are subject to annual increase.

Category Expense Details
TNTP Academy tuition $6,200 ($1,200 of total covers costs of Pre-service training.) The Special Education program costs an additional $1,500 to cover the second year of coursework.
Payable in September. Covers the cost of six-week summer training program to prepare you for the classroom and year-long certification coursework. Tuition payable throughout school year.
Undergraduate/graduate degree transcripts Varies
Required to begin Pre-service training and obtain certification.
Fingerprinting fee $52.75
Required to begin Pre-service training and obtain certification.
Testing $150-$270 for Praxis Core exam. $120-170 for each Praxis II exam.
Required to obtain certification.
Median rent $1,200/month
Residents are responsible for securing their own housing for pre-service training and the school year.
Average salary $47,950
Most Residents will receive their first paycheck after the first day of school.
Category Expense Details
Pre-service training $30 for materials
Rigorous summer training program to prepare you for your first day in the classroom.
Marian University tuition $11,010
Tuition to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Marian University.
Undergraduate/graduate degree transcripts Varies
Required to obtain an Indiana Department of Education Transition to Teaching Certificate.
Fingerprinting fee $60-$90 (Approximately $30 for each fingerprinting application.)
Marian University requires a background check with fingerprinting for each teacher entering the Transition to Teaching program. Individual schools will also request fingerprinting as part of the hiring process. Plan for two to three fingerprinting fees.
Testing Pearson: $115-$145 CASA: $114
Estimates for Pearson are costs per test. Some testing centers also charge a seat fee.
Transition to Teaching (T2T) application fee $35
Paid over the summer.
Additional certifications (CPR & suicide prevention) Varies; about $45 total
Required for certification.
Median rent $800/month
Fellows are responsible for securing their own housing for pre-service training and the school year.
Average salary $35,500
Most Fellows will receive their first paycheck after the first day of school.
Category Expense Details
TNTP Academy tuition $5,500
Year-long certification coursework. Tuition payable throughout school year.
Testing $150-$270 for Praxis Core exam. $120-170 for each Praxis II exam.
Required for licensure.
Undergraduate/graduate degree transcripts Varies
Required for licensure.
Median rent $826/month
Fellows are responsible for securing their own housing for pre-service training and the school year.
Average salary $34,600
Most Fellows will receive their first paycheck after the first day of school.
Category Expense Details
Pre-service training $30 for materials
Rigorous, five-week summer training program to prepare you for the classroom.
TNTP Academy tuition $4,440
Year-long licensure coursework. Tuition payable throughout school year.
Undergraduate/graduate degree transcripts Varies
Required to obtain certification.
Fingerprinting fee $50
Required to obtain certification.
Testing $150-$270 for Praxis Core exam. $120-170 for each Praxis II exam.
Required to obtain certification.
Practitioner’s License Application Fee $50
Required by the Louisiana Department of Education
Median rent $1,100/month
Fellows are responsible for securing their own housing for pre-service training and the school year.
Average salary $38,000-$45,000 (varies by location)
Most Fellows will receive their first paycheck after the first day of school.