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Minneapolis and St. Thomas Teacher Residency Program

Minneapolis and St. Thomas Teacher Residency Program
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Minneapolis and St. Thomas Teacher Residency Program

APPLICATIONS FOR THE MINNEAPOLIS TEACHER RESIDENCY PROGRAM ARE NOW OPEN! FILL OUT AN INQUIRY FORM TO START THE PROCESS.

Join us for an Information Session onDecember 8th from 4:30pm-6:00pm via Google Meets.

A partnership between Minneapolis Public Schools and the University of St. Thomas

The Minneapolis and St. Thomas Teacher Residency program is a pathway to licensure that will prepare highly effective and diverse special education and Elementary teachers who will create increased opportunities for students in Minneapolis Public Schools.

This rigorous and accelerated teacher preparation program is open to unlicensed MPS employees and employees of our community partners who work in MPS schools.  Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree and are interested in becoming a special education or Elementary teacher, with an emphasis on recruiting diverse and bilingual candidates. Upon completing this program, residents will earn their master's degree and teaching license in either Special Education- Academic and Behavioral Strategist (ABS) or K-6 Elementary Education.

Overview of the Program

The residency program is a 15-month program that will start in June 2023 and go through August 2024. Learn more about the program schedule and model here.

Who is Eligible to Apply

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are currently employed by MPS in an unlicensed position OR are currently employed by one of our community partners.
  • Have completed or will completed a bachelor's degree by January 2023.
  • Are seeking your initial teaching license in Academic and Behavioral Strategist (ABS) or K-6 Elementary Education

COMPLETE AN INQUIRY FORM AND STAFF WILL DETERMINE YOUR ELIGIBILITY.

 

How to Apply

COMPLETE AN INQUIRY FORM TO START THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Applications are due on February 3, 2023

Cick here for step-by-step instructions on how to apply to MSTR