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A teacher stands in front of a classroom facing middle-school aged students.
June 5, 2023

How to Become a Middle School Teacher

Teacher preparation programs such as the NYU Teacher Residency provide instruction that enhances classroom management and lesson planning in middle school.
An empty classroom with a blackboard, teacher’s desk, and rows of desks and chairs.
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.
A teacher stands and smiles in front of a whiteboard.
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.


Teacher Resident Julie Candia with icons representing the transition to becoming a special education teacher after a career and kids.
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...
Teacher Resident Robbie Marshall with icons representing the success he found with the gradual release model and teacher mentor.
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...
Teacher Resident Lorraine Zhong with icons representing the importance of her early school experience and commitment to equity.
February 16, 2021

NYU Teacher Residency Alum Profile: A Love of Science, Desire to Learn, and Commitment to Equity

“I was debating so many career paths. I reflected on the things that meant the most to me, and I...

Program Experience

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...
Three students work on laptops as an NYU Teacher Resident supports their learning.
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...
NYU Steinhardt faculty leads for Special Education Tamara Sewell and Shane-Anthony Smith are pictured alongside two hands with a heart.
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)...

Residency Locations

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,...
December 4, 2019

NYU Teacher Residency New Partner Region: Washington, DC

The NYU Teacher Residency is excited to announce Washington, DC as a new partner region. Teacher residents can now choose...
Principal David Alfonso
April 3, 2019

Leading with Authenticity and Care in the School District of Palm Beach County

“When I tell you I love what I do, I really do mean it.” David Alfonso, principal at Palm Beach...

Resident Profiles

NYU Steinhardt Washington Square East
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...
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,...
An NYU banner and flag hangs on a campus building.
November 7, 2019

Introducing the 2019-2020 NYU Teacher Residency Cohort

The NYU Teacher Residency has kicked off its fourth year, and this time with the largest cohort yet. For the...

Thought Leadership

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,...
Students Speak: How Black Lives Do and Should Matter in My School virtual panel from NYU Steinhardt on February 4, 2021.
February 19, 2021

Students Speak: How Black Lives Do and Should Matter in My School

To learn directly from middle and high school students, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning organized a panel as...