Shaping the Future

One Teacher at a Time

Are you looking for a new career?

The Academy for Urban School Leadership Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR) is a one-year teacher training program designed for talented, committed professionals who passionately believe that all students deserve a quality education. Individuals who join the program obtain a master’s degree from DePaul University and obtain in-classroom experience with guidance from expert coaches and mentors.

Supportive Program

The residency is a supportive program that develops highly-effective teachers through master’s level coursework partnered with an in-classroom experience with guidance from expert coaches and mentors.

By combining theory and practice, participants receive the tools they need to become successful educators in Chicago Public Schools and beyond.

University Degree

As a resident, you will enroll at DePaul University. Tuition is approximately $20,000 for one year. All residents receive a $20,000 training scholarship (paid directly to you) which can be applied to tuition or used towards living costs.

Guaranteed Job Placement

Upon completion of the one-year program individuals receive master’s degree, are fully licensed to teach in Illinois and will be placed in a full-time teaching position in Chicago Public Schools.

First Year Annual Salary – $65,000 – $68,525.

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