EnCorps Teachers

Explore Becoming a STEM Teacher

You can make a difference!

EnCorps supports career-changing STEM professionals and STEM experts ready to explore transitioning to STEM teaching in an under-resourced community.

The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program®participants, known as EnCorps Fellows, work with a dedicated EnCorps Program Coordinator to develop an individualized plan to enter the teaching profession and gain access to guest teaching opportunities and twice monthly online professional development sessions hosted by leaders in education. The STEM Teachers Program is an unpaid fellowship.

In as little as one year, you can be in a middle or high school classroom inspiring the next generation of science, technology, engineering and math professionals. Apply Today!

Apply Today!


Program Benefits

As an EnCorps Fellow you will:

  • Receive 1:1 planning and support from your Program Coordinator to navigate the teacher credentialing process
  • Volunteer guest teach for two hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks in one of EnCorps’ high-needs partner schools
  • Receive a $200 travel stipend once your guest teaching is completed
  • Gain access to online learning resources, workshops and attend EnCorps’ annual Learning Summit
  • Join a community of career-changing STEM professionals who believe in educational equity
  • Make a tangible difference in a student’s life by giving them an equitable, high-quality STEM education


To be eligible you:

  • Live in one of the following areas: Greater San Francisco Bay Area; Greater Los Angeles Area / North Orange County; Greater San Diego Area; Greater Riverside Area; Greater Sacramento Area
  • You have STEM industry or education experience that you are eager to share with students
  • Hold a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.50 or higher*
  • Do not currently have a teaching credential / license / certification in math or science in the state in which you are applying
  • Are eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)

“One of my passions in life is to see people live up to their potential. I have such fun watching my students grow and accomplish what I know they can do.”

– Dr. LaTeira Haynes, EnCorps Fellow, Immunologist, and Los Angeles Public School Science Teacher