Chicago Teacher Residency

Learn. Teach. Inspire.

The Chicago Teacher Residency™ is a full-time, yearlong urban teacher training program that equips residents with the training, skills, and strategies that will empower their students to pursue their dreams.


Learn.

Learn strategies that will help you grow as a teacher. Train for a year in a supportive environment, and receive regular, structured feedback from an experienced mentor teacher.

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Teach.

Teach in an environment that maximizes your impact with a school climate that supports high expectations for all. Deliver high-quality instruction and create a culture of excellence in your classroom and school.

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Inspire.

Inspire your students to achieve their dreams. Transform their educational outcomes. Go on to become a CPS teacher, trusted mentor, and effective school leader.

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From the Blog

AUSL's Chicago Teacher Residency Blog gives you a deeper view into the program. Hear from residents about what they're doing, learning, and experiencing.


A conversation with CTR alumna Jasmine Williams

A conversation with CTR alumna Jasmine Williams

CTR alumna Jasmine Williams grew up only two blocks away from Curtis School of Excellence in Roseland, where she was placed for her residency. Her original career path in finance changed when tutoring at an after school program in Englewood ignited her passion for educating urban youth. Since then, Jasmine has successfully completed her residency year and is now a fifth grade English language a...

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¡Hola a todos!

¡Hola a todos!

My second graders have been madly counting down the days on the class calendar to the first day of Spring! It is now officially here! I too am counting down the days, but not until spring – until April 11th! Why April 11th, you ask? On April 11th, I will officially be submitting my edTPA!

Submitting my edTPA is one of the last few pieces of the CTR puzzle as the year ...

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