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Urban Teacher Residency/Math and Science Residency
Start your career as a teacher in New York City through an innovative Master's Degree program!
The New Visions for Public Schools-Hunter College Urban Teacher Residency (UTR) and Math and Science Residency (MASTER) are teacher training programs that fully integrate the graduate coursework of the aspiring Teacher Resident with intensive, hands-on experiences in schools.
If you are passionate about public education and are interested in teaching Special Education, English, Science or Math,please consider becoming a teacher through a clinically based graduate program.
* Residents spend a full school year collaborating with a trained mentor teacher in a strong New York City public school
* Residents take graduate courses at Hunter College specifically designed by New Visions and Hunter College to align with experiences in urban schools
* MASTER Residents get hands-on experiences at the New York Hall of Science; opportunities to test hypotheses and conduct experiments in a world-class museum dedicated to making Science and Math both enjoyable and instructive
* Successful completion of the program results in a Master's Degree in Education and certification to teach Special Education or English Language Arts in New York City
* Residents receive assistance in finding a long term job, and are asked to commit to four years of teaching in NYC
* Residents do not pay any tuition during their residency year and receive a $22,500 stipend and health care coverage
For the 2013-2014 Residency, the Urban Teacher Residency will be preparing 40 residents in Special Education and English for Grades 7-12, and the Math and Science Teacher Residency will be preparing 25 residents in Math, Biology, Chemistry and Earth Science. The priority application deadline for the 2013-2014 cohort is January 1, 2013.The final deadline is January 31. For more information about, or to apply, please visit: www.nycutr.org or contact Kimberly Cho at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, earth science, mathematics, or a general liberal arts degree for special education or sufficient undergraduate credit in one of these three areas, subject to approval by Hunter College. In some cases, we will accept students who did not major in the required area but have completed sufficient coursework. See website for subject area-specific entrance requirements. Have U.S. citizenship or valid permanent residency (green card). Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Not have taken more than 18 college credits in teacher education courses. Not be a certified teacher or have worked as a regular, full-time teacher in a New York City public school at any time since September 2002
How TO APPLY:
Please fill out an online application on our website at http://NYCUTR.org.
The Urban Teacher Residency (UTR) and Math and Science Teacher Residency (MASTER) are teacher-training programs that fully integrate the graduate coursework of the aspiring teacher (resident) with intensive, hands-on experiences in New York City schools. UTR Residents specialize in English and Special education for the 14-month program and MASTER Residents specialize in Math, Biology, Chemistry and Earth Science for a 2-year program. Within a strong public school, residents collaborate with expert educators and science and math specialists around all aspects of teaching and learning. At the same time, residents take Hunter College graduate courses that are designed to align with experiences in urban schools. Successful completion of the residency programs results in a Master’s degree in adolescent education and certification to teach in New York City. Graduates of UTR/MASTER will have the opportunity to be hired by a school within New Visions’ network of 78 public schools (we have a 100% hiring rate upon completion) and are asked to commit to four years of teaching in New Visions schools after their residencies.