Become an effective teacher and play a key role in bringing educational equity to students in Boston Public Schools. 

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BTR combines a yearlong classroom apprenticeship with targeted master’s level coursework to provide you with the hands-on experience, feedback, evaluation and ongoing post-graduate support critical to a successful career in teaching.  Upon graduation, you will join a network of more than 700 teachers who are among the most effective in Massachusetts.

We recruit talented recent college graduates as well as career changers.

During the Residency Year, Residents:

• Co-teach with collaborating teachers and experienced teacher educators

• Earn a M.Ed. awarded by UMass Boston (<$8,000 tuition)

• Earn MA Initial Teacher Licensure and SEI endorsement

• Receive a living stipend ($20,000 paid bi-weekly) and health benefits

A three year commitment to the BPS earns graduates:

• BTR program cost waived

• Continuing professional development and new teacher support

• Membership in a growing alumni network comprised of principals, teacher leaders and thought leaders

BTR prepares teachers for:

  • Elementary (grades 1-5)
  • English – Secondary
  • Math – Secondary
  • Computer Science – Secondary
  • Science – Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and MS General Science