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.

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NCTR Network Partners

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

  • Memphis Teacher Residency

    A partnership between Memphis Teacher Residency, Union University, Christian Brothers University, Shelby County Schools, and Achievement School District

  • Metro Nashville Teacher Residency

    The Metro Nashville Teacher Residency is a partnership between Belmont University and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

  • Nashville Teacher Residency

    A partnership between Nashville Teacher Residency, Metro Nashville Public Schools, Lipscomb University, Relay Graduate School of Education and Austin Peay Stat…

  • Project Inspire

    A partnership between Public Education Foundation, Lee University, and Hamilton County Department of Education

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