Become a MISTER

Procedures for admission to the Call Me MISTER® program must be completed in the following order: 

  • Apply and be accepted into Kennesaw State University. 
  • Complete the below steps in the order outlined here. Once completed, these items should be submitted together to:
    1. Submit one the following:
      • Final high school transcript,
      • Current college transcript, or 
      • General Education Development (GED) certificate.
    2. Two letters of recommendation: 
      • One (1) from a teacher, guidance counselor, or principal at the high school form which the diploma is earned. Current college students may also choose to submit a letter from a college professor. 
      • One (1) from a person of the student's choice who can express the student's involvement in the community and/or potential for entering the teaching profession. 
    3. Submit a short essay entitled, "Why I Want to Teach," which will address the student's motivation for entering the teaching profession and the contributions he hopes to make to the profession and to the community as a teacher. This should not exceed one page. 
    4. Complete the Call Me MISTER® online application by Friday, September 8th, 2023 deadline. 

Following the submission of the items above, an interview will be scheduled with the prospective program participants to ascertain their potential for teaching and their motivations for participation in the program, as well as to provide an opportunity for clarification of any information submitted through the application process.

Program Requirements

  • MISTERs must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00 for all KSU coursework.
  • MISTERs must complete a mandatory pre-matriculation cohort orientation.
  • MISTERs must participate in professional seminars, attend nationwide Call Me MISTER® programs, and complete extracurricular and service-learning activities.
  • Most importantly, MISTERs must embody the five tenets of the program (Ambassadorship, Servant Leadership, Teacher Efficacy, Brother’s Keeper, and Personal Growth).


It is the policy of Kennesaw State University and Call Me MISTER® that no person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or in any way be subjected to, discrimination in any program or activity of the University. Participation in the Call Me MISTER® Program is open to anybody, regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender, if they are capable of facilitating the achievement of its objectives.

Discrimination based on age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veterans status is prohibited.

Contact Call Me MISTER®

For more information please contact MISTER by emailing to