Admissions

A Bronx-based teacher resident stands in a classroom, wearing a green blouse.
October 15, 2021
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.
A woman with short brown hair, wearing glasses and a red sweater, stands in front of a classroom. There is a whiteboard with post-it notes behind her.
October 8, 2021
In many ways, a master’s in teaching and a master’s in education are similar degrees. Both focus on learning theory...
Ideas for creating a video introduction
August 1, 2020
A video introduction will introduce you to the faculty and the school hiring managers. Here are tips to make yours stand out.
November 19, 2019
Have you ever considered becoming a teacher? Whether you are just beginning your professional life or you’ve been in the...
November 12, 2019
One of the most important steps in the NYU Teacher Residency admissions process is the school interview. As a prospective...
A Teacher Resident teaching math
January 23, 2019
Learning how to teach a subject area is a hallmark of the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency. Teacher residents become experts...
Image of a woman writing in a notepad at a desk with a coffee cup and laptop
March 22, 2018
If you’re applying to grad school, you’ll want to get your resume in lean, mean, fighting shape. A strong resume...
African-American woman gazing down in front of a black background
March 13, 2018
If you’re considering graduate school for teaching, there’s no doubt you’ve seen an essay requirement for admissions. Admission committees want...