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.


And So It Begins

And So It Begins

It’s been two weeks, and AUSL and I are currently in our honeymoon phase. Don’t get me wrong. Throughout orientation and our first weeks of graduate level classes, I have come to the realization that this is going to be a challenging, exhausting, and life-changing process.

They are not trying to hide this. We have been told upfront what our schedules and classes are going t...

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The Journey to AUSL

The Journey to AUSL

What a whirlwind the past few weeks have been, filled with moving across country, going through the three day AUSL orientation, meeting the other residents of my cohort, and trying not to get lost in the city of Chicago. I think it is safe to say almost all have gone successfully, with the exception of not getting lost, I’m still working on that goal!

I can’t help but think ...

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