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April 17, 2023
Would I Be a Good Teacher?
If you're considering entering a teacher training program, you should examine your motivations for joining the profession well before you enter the classroom.
April 14, 2023
How to Become a High School Science Teacher in a Residency Program
Find out how to become a science teacher at the high school level in a teacher residency program and learn about other avenues into the profession.
April 12, 2023
What’s the Best Age to Become a Teacher?
Residencies like the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency program enable future teachers of all ages to simultaneously learn instructional skills, pursue certification, and earn their master's.
December 21, 2021
GRE, MAT No Longer Required for NYU Teacher Residency Admissions
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation eliminating the standardized graduate admissions exam requirement for teacher preparation master’s...
November 30, 2021
How Long Does It Take to Become a Teacher?
There is no easy answer to the question, “How long does it take to become a teacher?” You could, after...
November 4, 2021
Why Choose an Urban Teacher Residency Program?
You want to teach. You’re confident you’d be a good teacher and that you’d find the work enjoyable and fulfilling....
October 29, 2021
What Does it Take to Get Into NYU’s Teacher Residency Program?
If you’re a college graduate looking to enter a teaching career, you have several options to acquire the necessary training....
October 20, 2021
How and Why to Become a Teacher after College – No Experience Necessary
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 7...
October 15, 2021
What Is a Teacher Residency?
Teacher residency programs have proven effective in countering teacher attrition. Programs report 80-90 percent retention rates after three years and 70-80 percent after five years, significantly higher than the figure for all new teachers at high-need schools.
October 8, 2021
Master’s in Teaching vs. Master’s in Education: What’s the Difference?
In many ways, a master’s in teaching and a master’s in education are similar degrees. Both focus on learning theory...
October 4, 2021
Introducing the 2021-2022 NYU Teacher Residency Cohort
The NYU Teacher Residency recently entered its sixth year. For 2021-2022, we welcome 126 residents who embark on their residency...
June 22, 2021
Effective Teacher Preparation Programs Begin with Community
Effective teacher preparation includes a curriculum that values and prioritizes community. The mantra, “it all starts with community,” undergirds the...
May 19, 2021
Anti-racism, Inclusion, and Belonging in Education: May Roundup
For May, NYU Steinhardt faculty identified three books and a podcast that discuss issues of white privilege and culturally responsive...
April 7, 2021
Anti-racism, Inclusion, and Belonging in Education: April Roundup
The NYU Teacher Residency is a purpose-driven master’s program with an unwavering focus on and commitment to anti-racism, inclusion, belonging,...
April 1, 2021
How the NYU Teacher Residency Evolves Each Year
In today’s dynamic education landscape, teacher preparation programs must respond to current events, new research, and importantly, students and families...
March 17, 2021
The Need for Educators, Diversity, and Intentional Preparation in Special Education
The need for special education teachers is vast. Fourteen percent of public school students receive special education services (NCES 2018)...
March 2, 2021
NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: After a Career and Kids, Becoming a Special Education Teacher
For Julie Candia, a 2020 NYU Teacher Residency alum, the decision to become a teacher came after a significant career...
February 19, 2021
NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: How Substitute Teaching Paved a Path to a Career in Education
Robbie Marshall majored in history in college and knew he wanted to find a job related to the subject. He...