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Distinguished Teacher in Residence Consortium Information

We are pleased to announce the opening of a search for one (1) new Distinguished Teacher in Residence (DTiR) position for the Fall 2021 through Spring 2023 Academic Years!

The selected teacher will be assigned by the employing district to render full time service as instructional faculty on a two-year term of assignment and will be chosen from the permanent teaching faculties of the districts that are parties to the Consortium Agreement with the SOE. For their period of service to CSUSM, the DTiR will remain an employee of their respective district while performing their CSUSM instructional and service responsibilities.

Distinguished Teacher(s) in Residence will be selected from the eligible participating consortium districts.*


Application Information

Deadline to submit application: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 5:00pm

Application Pieces: Date:

Applicant Guidelines: Status and Responsibilities, Eligibility, Application Instructions, and Evaluation Procedures

February 25, 2021, 5:00pm

Application will be available in December 2020.

February 25, 2021, 5:00pm

District Approval Form

February 25, 2021, 5:00pm

CSUSM Course Catalog
(Use to locate course descriptions of those referenced in the application.)

Syllabus Archive

PDF File

Submit Application to:

Subject line: Applicants Full Name, DTiR Application

(Note: Should you find that your e-mail is too large to submit in one transmission we will accept two (2) e-mails with one (1) PDF document attached per e-mail.)

Information Sessions

The informational meeting will be provided to assist and answer questions of candidates considering and/or applying for the Distinguished Teachers in Residence Program. 

Tuesday, January 26 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Online through Zoom

Wednesday, February 3 | 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Online through Zoom

The meeting link will be sent through a calendar invitation from


Fill out my online form.

Application Assistance Office Hours

Date Time Faculty
Tuesday, February 9
4 pm Dr. Anthony Matranga
Saturday, February 13 1 pm Dr. Laurie Stowell
Wednesday, February 17 4 pm Dr. Sean Nank
Monday, February 22 4 pm Dr. Anne René Elsbree

Online through Zoom

Consortium AY 2020-2021

Eligible Consortium Districts – subject to change
Updated 24 November 2020



Escondido UHSD

Charan Kipalani, Director HR

Oceanside USD

Todd McAteer,  Associate Superintendent of HR
Kristin Garrison, Coordinator HR

Poway USD

Sandra Huezo, Director HR

Consortium Members:

  • Carlsbad Unified School District
  • Epiphany Prep Charter - Escondido
  • Escondido Union High School District
  • Escondido Union School District
  • Oceanside Unified School District
  • Poway Unified School District
  • San Marcos Unified School District
  • Temecula Valley Unified School District

 Timeline of Activities