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Boston Teacher Residency

City Year is proud to partner with the Boston Teacher Residency so our alumni can continue to make a difference in classrooms and in the lives of students. This partnership reflects the shared visions and values of both organizations, and their belief that young people can keep students on track to graduate from high school and pursue post-secondary education. City Year strengthens an applicant’s competitiveness and chances for being selected for the Boston Teacher Residency.



 A quality public education for every child should be a basic promise of our democracy.

That promise starts with great teachers.




Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) recruits talented college graduates, career changers and community members of all ages and gives them the tools to make an immediate impact in the classrooms of the Boston Public Schools (BPS). Combining a yearlong classroom apprenticeship with targeted master’s-level coursework, the program offers much more than just an affordable route into teaching. BTR provides every Teacher Resident with the practical learning, hands-on experience and ongoing support essential to any successful career in teaching.

The City Year experience is a strong indicator of future success as a Boston Teacher Resident and serving a year with City Year strengthens an applicant’s application and chances for being selected as a Boston Teacher Resident. Click here to learn more about the Boston Teacher Residency experience.  Click here to download the program flyer.

Benefits offered by the Boston Teacher Residency 

During the
yearlong residency:          
  • Receive a living stipend through AmeriCorps plus health benefits
  • Earn a M.Ed. from UMass Boston
  • Earn MA Initial Teacher Licensure
  • Co-teach with collaborating teachers and experienced teacher educators
  • Work toward dual licensure in teaching students with moderate disabilities or English Language Learners
A three-year teaching
commitment to the BPS
earns graduates:
  • Tuition remission
  • Membership in a growing alumni network, now over 400 strong 
  • Opportunities for leadership in schools and in BTR


To Apply

  • Click here to access the Boston Teacher Residency's admissions website and apply online. 
  • City Year corps members and alumni should highlight their City Year experience on their resume and indicate their affiliation with City Year under the appropriate section of the online application. 


Application Deadlines for the 2016-2017 Program

Fall Admissions deadline: October 25, 2015
Winter Admissions deadline: To be announced

To Contact the Admissions Office

  • Contact Emily Harris, Recruitment & Admissions Manager, at 617.383.4604 or

Learn More

Click here to view City Year on the Boston Teacher Residency "Our Partners" page.
Click here to hear a recent BTR grad talk about her experience.

Alumni Profiles                                                                           


Kimberly Domercant '13
Boston Teacher Residency '14
Landgon Morris '10 & '11
Boston Teach Residency '12

Read Kimberly's full profile
Connect with Kimberly
Read Langdon's full profile
Connect with Langdon


Please note that all admissions decisions are made by Boston Teacher Residency. Corps members and alumni interested in the residency program must complete the full application process.