Sanger Unified School District
(559) 524-6521
1905 Seventh Street, Sanger, CA 93657

Sanger Teacher & Residency Program

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Karen Costa-Smith,
Teacher in Residence

Dr. Steven Hart,
Faculty in Residence

Jessica McVay &
Ivy Fitzpatrick,


Thank you for your interest in the Sanger Teacher and Residency Program!

We are a teacher preparation program with a residency model in Sanger Unified School District. We are committed to recruiting a diverse group of teacher candidates to serve the diverse and exciting students and families of the Sanger Unified School District.

Teach in Award Winning Sanger Unified School District.
Laptops and iPads provided by Sanger School District.
Enjoy the support of the residency team with Fresno State and Sanger Unified School District.
Priority employment opportunity with Sanger Unified after successful completion of the program.
University professors and Sanger teachers collaborate, co-teach, and present demonstration lesson to allow Residents make connections between coursework and real classroom experience.
District professional development provided – start your teaching career like a 2nd year teacher.

Orientation and Interview

Drop in Zoom orientations will provide you with additional information for the STaR Program. And, if you are ready, have a brief interview with you and sign papers. Contact us for dates and times.