Meet a Resident
NYC Teaching Residents are a diverse group of individuals from a broad range of personal and professional backgrounds who are united by the common goal of raising student achievement and driving change in New York City's lowest performing schools. Watch the videos below to learn more about what inspires our Residents to teach and the benefits of the NYC Teaching Residency for School Turnaround.
Meet Megan, a 2011 math Resident.
Megan discusses core principles of our program: raising student achievement and the importance of feedback in developing and improving your teaching practice. To learn more about our program’s mission, please visit Our Mission & Values.
Meet Juliet, a 2011 English Resident.
Juliet highlights the urgent need for great teachers in New York City’s low performing schools. To learn more about the schools Residents work in, please visit Teaching in Low Performing Schools.
Meet Lauren, a 2011 English Resident.
Lauren discusses why the opportunity for school-embedded training and practice was so compelling to her. To learn more about the specific benefits of our training model, please visit Why NYC Teaching Residency.
Meet Arturo, a 2011 math Resident.
Arturo and his Resident Teacher Mentor describe the importance of feedback and opportunities for growth within the program. To learn more about the Resident Teacher Mentor relationship, please visit The Residency Year.
Meet James, a 2011 social studies Resident.
James shares why the Residency program is such a terrific pathway to teaching for career changers like him. To learn more about who we look for, please visit Who We Look For.
Meet Andrea, a 2011 social studies Resident.
Andrea addresses one of the benefits of Residency program: the opportunity for year-long support and development working as an apprentice teacher. To learn more about benefits of the Residency program, please visit Why NYC Teaching Residency.