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Br. Patrick Carey, cfc, Ph.D.

Anthony Zavagnin, Ed.D. 
Assistant Director

Donnalee Grist
Administrative Assistant

Harkins Hall Room 206
Providence College
Providence, RI 02918

Phone: 401-865-2657
FAX: 401-865-1657


Some of the benefits of your two years of service as a teacher in PACT:
  • The joy and satisfaction of making a significant contribution to the lives of young people in their schools as full-time educators.
  • The support of the principal and mentor teachers in your school.Benefits
  • The support and encouragement of the staff of PACT Office, Campus Ministry and faculty at Providence College.
  • PACT teachers' schools are all within easy access of the PACT office. Ongoing support and assistance is always readily available.
  • The support of living in an intentional faith community with fellow PACT teachers who are committed to teaching, living as a community, and deepening their faith and spirituality.
  • Low rent housing is provided by the program.
  • Annual stipend of $15,000
  • Health Insurance.
At the conclusion of the program, you have earned:
  • A Providence College Master of Education degree.Benefits
  • Eligibility for initial certification as a secondary teacher or, if already certified, eligibility for certification in literacy or school administration.
  • Two years teaching experience.
  • Very high probability of employment as a teacher, especially in Catholic schools.
  • PACT graduates have 100% employment rate as teachers; those not choosing to teach have entered graduate school for medicine, law or doctoral study.
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