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NYU Teacher Resident Ray Badal
December 15, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: Addressing Equity through Teaching

“I felt like my career as a pilot didn’t have a purpose. It wasn’t fulfilling; it was just a way...
NYU Teacher Residency alum Ericka Willacy
December 8, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: A Young Professional Takes a Leap into Her Love of Math

“In high school, I enjoyed helping my peers during math class.” Ericka Willacy had a gift for teaching long before...
NYU Teacher Resident Ashley Perez
December 3, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: Meaningful Relationships on the Path to Teaching Math

“I can’t pinpoint an exact moment [when I realized I wanted to become a teacher]. It’s like asking a singer...
Nada Ahmed, NYU Steinhardt faculty
November 30, 2020

Former Co-director’s Research Interests Support NYU Teacher Residency Model

Nada Ahmed, clinical assistant professor and director of field studies in the Department of Teaching and Learning and former co-director...
November 18, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: From NFL Cornerback to Math Teacher

“The NFL was my love and passion. But I knew deep down that I would end up teaching.” Alterraun Verner...
Katie Miller and her daugher
November 16, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: Community, Hands-on Learning and Relationship-building in Special Education

“It was an instant spark. I immediately knew the student who I wanted to teach.” Katie Miller described the moment...
Joy Sanga
October 26, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: An Experienced Educator Finds New Ways to Grow

Joy Sanga has been a middle school science educator for 12 years. When she decided to pursue the NYU Teacher...
NYU Teacher Residency alum Lorraine Zhong
October 12, 2020

Participatory Action Research During a Pandemic

The NYU Teacher Residency includes a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project as a major component of the immersive residency year....
Zac Lois
September 30, 2020

From Special Forces to the Classroom: How One Veteran Leverages Military Experience in Education

“When I talk to my veteran friends, I say ‘I’m coaching, teaching, and mentoring’ just like I was as a...
Mayu Ishikawa
September 23, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: Finding Your Authentic Self in Teaching

“I had a lot of apprehensions.” When Mayu Ishikawa, a NYU Teacher Residency 2020 graduate in the special education content...
Cameron Schiavone
September 16, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: Finding Your Purpose and Calling

“I want to make a difference; I want to leave a footprint when I die.” Cameron Schiavone found himself questioning...
2020-2021 NYU Teacher Residency cohort and states
August 14, 2020

Introducing the 2020-2021 NYU Teacher Residency Cohort

The NYU Teacher Residency recently began its fifth year. We’ve experienced an increase in teacher resident cohorts every single year,...
Ideas for creating a video introduction
August 1, 2020

Tips for Your Video Introduction

A video introduction will introduce you to the faculty and the school hiring managers. Here are tips to make yours stand out.
Lorraine Zhong, San Francisco Unified School District
June 16, 2020

Resilient Teacher Residents in the Time of COVID-19

We have all been stretched beyond our comfort limits during this pandemic, whether that’s learning how to remain connected without...
February 24, 2020

Palm Beach Teacher Residency Partner Featured Ed Week Leader

Gonzalo La Cava, chief of human resources at the School District of Palm Beach County, an NYU Teacher Residency partner,...
February 11, 2020

How Residency Directors Support Aspiring Teachers

During the one-year master of arts in teaching and school-based residency, teacher residents are coached, instructed, mentored, and supported by...
Teacher and students reviewing work
January 13, 2020

Participatory Action Research in the NYU Teacher Residency: What is it, and why does it matter?

The NYU Teacher Residency is structured to immerse teacher candidates in the art and science of teaching. This includes everything...
December 10, 2019

What We’re Reading at the NYU Teacher Residency

At the NYU Teacher Residency, we stay informed on education trends and news about teacher preparation, advances in student learning,...