APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 3, 2017. START YOUR APPLICATION TODAY!
Minneapolis Special Education Teacher Residency
A partnership between Minneapolis Public Schools and the University of St. Thomas
The Minneapolis Special Education Teacher Residency is a pathway to licensure that will prepare highly effective and diverse special education teachers who will create increased opportunities for students receiving special education services in Minneapolis Public Schools.
This rigorous and accelerated teacher preparation program is open to unlicensed MPS employees who hold a bachelor's degree and are interested in becoming a special education teacher, with an emphasis on recruiting diverse and bilingual candidates. Upon completing this program, residents with earn their master's degree and teaching license in Special Education- Academic and Behavioral Strategist (ABS).
This is a 15-month program that will start in June 2017 and go through August 2018. During the summer of 2017, residents will work in summer session and take classes. In the 2017-18 school year, residents will co-teach four days a week in a MPS classroom and take graduate-level University of St. Thomas coursework one day per week as a cohort. In the final summer, residents will finish their coursework.
Benefits of the residency program:
As a resident, you will receive the following benefits:
You are eligible to apply if you:
How to Apply:
Applications open on January 4, 2017 and are due March 3, 2017.
Administrator, Pre-Service and Special Education Residency
If you are interested in learning more about the Minneapolis Special Education Teacher Residency and application process, we strongly encourage you to attend one of our upcoming Information Sessions!
Information Session dates:
Register to attend an Information Session
Applications will open January 4, 2017 and are due March 3, 2017.
Learn more about the application process.