Students who are interested in becoming a teacher or pursuing a career in education would be a great fit for this program. With Pennsylvania currently projecting a teacher shortage, Teacher Leadership Academy (TLA) offers students real-world experience in Chester County school districts that will help set them apart as they pursue a career in education. This program prepares students to pursue post-secondary opportunities upon successful completion.
Students complete a portfolio based on current college format and participate in a job interview conducted by current and former Chester County Intermediate Unit administrators and human resources staff.
Placement opportunities are available in all 12 Chester County public school districts.