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 Call Me MISTER® online application by the April 15th deadline.
- Submit the following items:
- High School diploma and final transcript or General Education Development (GED) certificate.
- 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.
- An 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.
- An essay entitled "How do you believe the Call Me MISTER® program will benefit you as a student?"
- A signed statement certifying that student is from an underserved, underprivileged or economically disadvantaged background or area.
*Items should be submitted as a single document to: Mister@kennesaw.edu
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.
- 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 Mister@kennesaw.edu.