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Teach Next Year, MEd

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UMass/Boston Teach Next Year, Teaching Residency Master’s Program with Initial Licensure

The Teach Next Year (TNY) Teaching Residency Program prepares career changers, and recent graduates, to foster academic achievement and social-emotional development for students in the Boston Public Schools and other local and national urban school districts.  Since 2000, TNY has prepared over 580 teachers, half of them STEM teachers, to teach in high-need schools. TNY has been supported with over 10 million dollars in grants from both local and federal sources to prepare highly qualified teachers for our nations urban school districts. Over 75% of TNY alumni are still working in urban schools as teachers, coaches and principals. Participants who complete Teach Next Year and pass the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure will earn initial teacher certification, be eligible for inter-state reciprocity, and meet the requirements for a Master’s degree in Education.

Program Highlights

► A year-long teaching residency in an BPS school under the guidance of a high quality mentor teacher

► A Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from UMass/Boston

► Reduced Tuition

► Dual Licensure in Moderate Disabilities and/or Teaching English Language Learners

► Licensure to teach in the State of Massachusetts

► Coaching support for up to 3-years of teaching

► Post-Graduation Support toward earning the Professional Teaching license

► Guaranteed Interview with the Boston Public Schools