Clinically Oriented Teacher Preparation

How to Build an Effective Residency

Clinically Oriented Teacher Preparation (COTP) shares examples of innovative, clinically oriented teacher preparation practices happening around the country. Featuring NCTR partners as well as other traditional and alternative route programs, the report describes how preparation programs are innovating the residency model components and placing practice at the center of how teachers are prepared. COTP illustrates how preparation providers are transitioning their approach to new teacher development that is more clinically rich and dynamic.