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Baltimore City Teaching Residency

City Year is proud to partner with the Baltimore City Teaching Residency (a TNTP Teaching Fellows Program), so our alums can continue to make a difference in the lives of students and within the communities where they live and work.

TNTP Teaching Fellows City Year Career Partner

Baltimore City Teaching Residency offers City Year alums

Teaching residency

Baltimore City Teaching Residency emphasizes intensive classroom practice centered around teaching experience and focused practice on core skills, expert coaching that begins in summer training and continues throughout your first year and personalized training that identifies areas of growth and customizes your coursework to address those needs.

Baltimore City Teaching Residents will also receive the following benefits:

  • competitive first-year salary (average is $51,000)
  • comprehensive coverage, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • teaching certification from TNTP Academy
  • reduced tuition for an online Master of Science in education degree from Johns Hopkins University
  • access to a supportive network of more than 33,000 alums

Why City Year loves Baltimore City Teaching Residency

Baltimore City Teaching Residency is an alternative teaching certification program offered through TNTP Teaching Fellows. Since 2002, Baltimore City Teaching Residency recruits and trains talented people who seek to change their career path and who recently graduated from college to be transformative teachers in systemically under-resourced schools.

Despite recent progress, the need remains great—more than a third of students still do not graduate on schedule. Principals and district officials appreciate Fellows’ talent and trust that they play a key role in ensuring that Baltimore students thrive. More than 2,100 teachers have been trained through Baltimore City Teaching Residency.

To apply

Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis, so applying early could increase your chance of admission. Learn more about the selection process and apply online.

Please compare the start date for Baltimore City Teaching Residency to your City Year graduation date. City Year AmeriCorps members should avoid applying to Baltimore City Teaching Residency with a scheduling conflict, since being accepted into a program that starts before your City Year graduation would end your term of service with City Year, which could result in losing benefits that are available to you as a City Year alum.

To identify your City Year affiliation

You will be asked to note if you are a City Year AmeriCorps member or alum on the online application.

For more information

For questions regarding the Baltimore City Teaching Residency, please schedule a call with Lital Litwack, recruitment specialist, or complete the contact us form.

For more information about application details and training opportunities, please visit this webpage. You can also read stories from program alums.

Please note that all admissions decisions are made by Baltimore City Teaching Residency. AmeriCorps members and alums interested in applying must complete the full application process.

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