Applications to the Minneapolis Residency Program for the 2017-2018 School year are now closed.
Check the website again this summer 2017 for more information regarding applications for the 2018-2019 school year.
Please note: Selection Day will take place on Thursday, January 26th from 4:30-8:00pm. You will receive an email if you are invited to selection day.
Minneapolis Residency Program - A pathway to becoming an Elementary school teacher in Minneapolis Public Schools!
Minneapolis Public Schools, the University of Minnesota and MFT have partnered to develop the Minneapolis Residency Program: A Minneapolis Public Schools-University of Minnesota Partnership. This is a program for current Unlicensed MPS employees who work closely with students in schools and are interested in obtaining their Elementary Education license.
In 2017-2018, the Minneapolis Residency Program will include a yearlong co-teaching experience in between intensive summers of University of Minnesota coursework for a cohort of MPS employees. Each Minneapolis Residency Program candidate will earn approximately $25,000 and will be eligible for benefits during the residency and pay a reduced University of Minnesota fee for the licensure program.
If you are interested in this program, please take the following steps:
Eligibility - People are eligible to apply if they: