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Leadership After City Year eNewsletter - November 2013


The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public & International Affairs will host information sessions for prospective students on December 7 and January 4. For more information, please visit the events calendar at

Ranked in the top ten schools of Social Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management's first round of application deadlines is January 15th; get started today! Learn how the Heller School can transform your dedication for service into a career in public policy or nonprofit management.Each City Year alum who is accepted into our programs will receive a guaranteed $10,000 Service Scholarship. We will also match your Segal Education Award for up to two years of service. Learn more at

TNTP Teaching Fellows

Our Second Application Deadline is on Monday, December 16.  We’ll waive our $30 processing fee for anyone who applies by this date!

The Aspire Teacher Residency (ATR) regular admissions deadline is December 6, 2013. ATR is a great opportunity to earn your teaching credential and MA in Education in one year while training with Aspire Public Schools, California’s highest performing urban school system, then teach with Aspire in CA or Memphis, TN! Click hereto learn more and apply.

City Year Corps Members are strongly encouraged to apply to Urban Teacher Center's pioneering alternative teacher preparation program in Washington, DC & Baltimore, MD. UTC staff or program participants will be hosting info sessions at several City Year sites before the holidays:

Dec. 3- City Year Tulsa;
Dec. 4- City Year Baton Rouge;
Dec. 5- City Year Little Rock;
Dec. 6- City Year Denver and
Dec. 12- City Year DC.

UTC will also be holding Final Interview Days at
City Year Chicago on Jan. 9;
City Year New York on March 7;
City Year Jacksonville on March 5;
City Year Boston on March 13 and
City Year Los Angeles on April 21.

Apply online at by our next application deadline, January 10, 2014, to be eligible for any of these Final Interview Days (plus many more options in DC and Baltimore).

Also, UTC will be hosting a City Year webinar for any City Year Corps Member or Alum on December 16, 2013. Register at "Events" Finally, check out our profile of a City Year alum in UTC's program.

Please follow us on Twitter @UrbanTeacherCtr, like us at Facebook/UrbanTeacherCenter and check out our channel on YouTube/UrbanTeacherCenter.

USC School of Social Work is extending priority deadline for Fall 2014, from November 15th to December 1st in light of the fact that we have had some technical glitches. We also have several more information sessions at our Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego locations. Please check the "Events” link on our website,

Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies

Are you interested in earning an undergraduate or graduate degree from a nationally ranked university? Through the give a year Partnership between Northeastern's College of Professional Studies and City Year, you will be awarded a 25% tuition scholarship. There is still time to apply and start your degree in January 2014. Take the next step and learn more about ourdegree programs and our college today.

SIT Graduate Institute is proud to partner with City Year to provide 25% tuition scholarships to City Year alumni and staff members. SIT provides interculturally-focused master’s degree programs in peacebuilding and conflict transformation, sustainable development, and international education. 

Marist College offers a variety of on-line, hybrid and on-ground graduate and adult undergraduate programs focusing on building skills, increasing earning potential and strengthening students marketability. To learn more about our programs, Marist is hosting a number of virtual information sessions throughout 2014 focusing on degrees such as, the MBA, MPA, MSIS, Communications and more. In addition, our next open house for all graduate programs will be March 1, 2014. To learn about these upcoming events and information sessions, please visit, OR call us today at 888-877-7900 or email us at

The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) will be hosting a web chat for prospective students on 12/10/13, and we also host campus visits Monday-Friday. To see a full listing of upcoming events, and to register, please visit .

Willamette University's MBA for Business, Government and Not-for-Profit Management is a proud City Year partner institution. The Willamette MBA provides real-world projects and experiences working with real organizations to help build your resume and career opportunities in business, government and not-for-profit management. Learn more about how an MBA dually accredited for business and public administration can help you discover your next career move at an upcoming virtual information session on Dec. 6 and Dec. 10. Learn more and register here. Scholarships available for City Year alumni.

The Applied Community and Economic Development Fellows Program at Illinois State University’s Stevenson Center is now accepting applications for Fall 2014. The Stevenson Center offers an unrivaled value to City Year alums, including a 100% tuition waiver for all courses (worth up to $27,924) and a paid graduate assistantship. In their second year, paid professional practice provides students with invaluable field experience and networking opportunities.

Learn more about Mastery Charter Schools including information about 2014-2015 teaching opportunities by participating in our December 18th informational webinars. Use this link to register.  Send questions to

Children’s Corps is seeking motivated and dedicated individuals who have a deep interest in working with children and families involved in New York City’s child welfare system by providing support and advocacy to impact their lives in a meaningful way.To learn more about this exciting job opportunity and how to apply, check out the website. Applications will be posted online on December 20th, 2013.

Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship is excited to announce that the application for the National Teaching Fellowship will launch in mid-December. In the meantime, please sign up for one of our virtual information session here. The National Teaching Fellowship is a great opportunity if you are interested in gaining nonprofit leadership skills, building upon skills in the classroom, and/or receiving credentialing (CA and NY only). If you have any questions please email

The School of Graduate & Professional Programs at Wheelock College will be holding its final fall open house on Wednesday December 4th from 6PM - 8PM on the Brookline campus. To learn more or to RSVP, please visit

Learn more about the Public and Nonprofit MBA program at Boston University by attending an upcoming information session or webinar, visiting a class, or speaking with a current student. Registration information is available online at

Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies invites all Corps Members and Alumni to an On-the-Spot Acceptance Night on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 5-7pm at the Raytheon Ampitheater on the Northeastern University Campus.