Do You Know About the Philadelphia Teacher Residency?

You are invited to help tackle a pressing national and global challenge:

The need for well-prepared math and science teachers in our classrooms. Philadelphia Teacher Residency  

Do you know about the Philadelphia Teacher Residency Program? Philadelphia Teacher Residency is a teacher preparation program for professionals and recent graduates who want to teach math & science in Philadelphia’s high need schools (Grades 7-12).

1) They select the best and brightest student teachers to enroll in the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel Graduate Schools of Education. Teachers enter a one-year residency program (similar to a medical residency) and are then immersed in the classroom alongside a network of skilled mentors and program administrators. 2) Student teachers (Residents) work alongside a mentor teacher for a full year (more than 1000 hours of clinical experience). 3) Residents receive job placement assistance and support with integrating into Philadelphia Public Schools.

Philadelphia Teacher Residency

PTR collaborates and shares best practices with other teacher residency programs across the country-a significant benefit! In addition, those enrolled in the program earn a Master’s Degree and teaching certification prepared for first year classroom teaching.

Are you already teaching in Philadelphia? Would you like to improve math & science classroom teacher excellence and help with teacher preparedness? We are currently looking for mentors. (A stipend is provided to mentors). For more information, please contact Dr. Carol Rulli or visit