Trine's Education Apprenticeship Model (TEAM)

A new approach to transition to teaching.

What is TEAM?

An affordable, 10-month, cohort-based Transition to Teaching & Teacher Induction Program customized to unique district needs through an innovative apprenticeship model.

Elementary (K-6)

24 Credit Hours

Secondary (5-12)

18 Credit Hours

Special Education (P-12)

24 Credit Hours


  • Immediately begin classroom teaching with timely, relevant support and teacher training instruction
  • Program completion time is only ten months
  • The employee's school district covers tuition cost
  • Relevant coursework aligned with teacher day-to-day practices and teacher evaluation rubrics
  • Earn 18-24 graduate credits toward a Master’s Degree in Education from Trine University

Experienced & Local Course Instructors

  • Course instructors are experts in their field, working in our partnering school districts
  • Instructors customize the course based on district-specific needs

Current PartnersTEAM partners



For more information, contact Amy Heavin, Director of Transition to Teaching, at or (260) 665-4555.