Sahuarita Teaching Fellows

Sahuarita Unified School District (SUSD) is looking for energetic people interested in becoming a teacher in our district! If you have a student-centered philosophy, and want to make a difference in student lives, then this is the career for you!

We are excited to inform you that SUSD and the University of Arizona have partnered to create a unique program to support you in reaching this goal. Through the SUSD/UA Fellows Program, you will receive support to reaching this goal, and be compensated throughout the process!

Compensation Breakdown

Acceptance into the SUSD/UA Fellows Program & Begins program at the UA College of Education $1000 Stipend
Begins Student Teaching in Sahuarita USD $1000 Stipend
Mid-point of Student Teaching in Sahuarita USD $   400 Stipend
Completion of Student Teaching in Sahuarita USD $   400 Stipend
Completion of 1st Year teaching in Sahuarita USD $   400 Stipend
Completion of 2nd Year teaching in Sahuarita USD $   600 Stipend
Completion of 3rd Year teaching in Sahuarita USD $1000 Stipend

The SUSD Fellows Program can help you attain your goal of being a teacher in the Sahuarita Unified School District. SUSD/Arizona Teaching Fellows is a unique program offered through a partnership between the University of Arizona and Sahuarita Unified School District. Students in the program work closely with one partnering school district throughout their teacher preparation program, completing all of the fieldwork in that district with one or more mentor teachers who are also dedicated to working with children and adolescents in Southern Arizona

How do you become an Arizona Teaching Fellow? Select the option that applies to you.


Are you a high school graduate?
Are you a community college student?

Are you a college graduate looking to teach Special Education K-12?

Are you a college graduate looking to teach Secondary Education (grades 6-12)?
Are you a college graduate looking to teach in Elementary (grades K-8)?



Once you are ADMITTED to a teacher preparation program AND YOU APPLY to the Teaching Fellows Program, the districts will interview interested applicants and will select the Fellows for their districts.

College of Education–Arizona Teaching Fellows
[email protected] or 520.621.7865
1430 E. 2nd Street
PO Box 210069
Tucson, AZ 85721

Applications are due by March 1, 2020.


  • Need information about scholarships?  Click Here
  • Interested in Undergraduate programs and plans of study?  Click Here
  • Are you a non-traditional student who needs to take online coursework towards
    Early Childhood or Elementary Education?
      Click Here


For further inquiry, please contact Mr. Scott Downs at [email protected] or 520-625-3502 extension 1058.