NYU Steinhardt’s Teacher Residency combines the comprehensive instruction of a master of arts in teaching from a world-renowned research university with deep partnerships in schools across the country. While immersed into a school community, you are surrounded by multiple layers of support from your fellow resident teachers, in-school mentor teachers, and Steinhardt faculty.
With this full-time paid residency, you get the practical preparation you need to serve all students, create inclusive and supportive classroom environments, and become an integral part of the community.
Immersed in the classroom in one of our partner schools for a full academic year, you will gradually take on more responsibility, providing you an opportunity to connect learning theory with practice and build confidence in your teaching. The Teacher Residency program prepares middle and high school teachers in:
Note: The course work and fieldwork lead to eligibility for initial teaching certification in New York state. If you wish to be certified in another state, you must research and ensure that you meet or will meet that state's certification requirements before starting the program.
This year’s cohort brings a variety of experiences as they embark on their journey to become impactful teachers. Residents share the belief that through rigorous preparation, they can provide the education that all students deserve.