TUITION AND FEES
As a teachNOLA Fellow, you are responsible for TNTP Academy tuition and fees, which will total $4,400 during the 2019-20 school year. No tuition is due until September 2019, and then you can pay the $4,400 in full or in 10 installments throughout the 2019-2020 school year.
CERTIFICATION AND DISTRICT HIRING COSTS
You are responsible for all costs associated with certification through the Louisiana Department of Education, including fees for any required examinations (Praxis exams are about $160 each) or certification filing fees ($50 application fee). In addition, Louisiana requires all teachers to take a drug test and have their fingerprints processed for a background check; you are responsible for any costs associated with state or school hiring requirements that not covered by your school placement.
Please refer to our detailed expense summary for a comprehensive overview of costs associated with pre-service training, TNTP Academy, licensure and district hiring.
Note: All of the above costs are based on the 2019-20 school year and are subject to annual increases.