Partner Programs

We facilitate a robust network where innovative programs collaborate, share best practices, and partner with us to continuously improve their programs.

Teacher residency programs are, by definition, district-serving teacher education programs that pair a rigorous full-year classroom apprenticeship with masters-level education content. Residency programs uniquely serve this purpose, preparing teachers in district schools for district schools, so that teachers are prepared to be effective on their first day as teacher of record.

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Partners Nationwide

Through a highly selective recruitment process, residencies attract a diverse group of talent college graduates.

Number of Partners Per State
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NCTR Network Partners

NCTR Network Partners are located throughout the United States and serve students in dozens of school districts.

  • Albuquerque Teacher Residency Partnership

    A partnership between Albuquerque Public Schools, the University of New Mexico College of Education, and Albuquerque Teachers Federation

  • Alder Graduate School of Education

    A partnership between Alder GSE and individual partnerships with Aspire Public Schools, Lindsay Unified School District and Monterey Peninsula Unified School D…

  • Alternative Pathways for Educator Certification

    A partnership between Columbia College and South Carolina school districts

  • AppleTree Early Learning Teacher Residency

    A partnership between AppleTree Institute, Relay Graduate School of Education and multiple DC public charter schools

  • Boston Teacher Residency

    A partnership between the Boston Public Schools, Breakthrough Collaborative, Massachusetts Service Alliance, and UMass Boston

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