SPPS Urban Teacher Residency

SPPS Urban Teacher Residency

  • Saint Paul Public Schools and the University of St. Thomas are extremely excited about our Urban Teacher Residency (SUTR) program!

    This program aims to recruit, prepare, support and retain highly qualified teachers from underrepresented backgrounds who reflect our diverse student population in SPPS. SUTR provides an affordable, accelerated program to earn a Minnesota teaching license and master’s degree in 15 months from the University of St. Thomas.



    Applications for SUTR Cohort 5 will close on Februrary 14, 2020.



  • Calendar

    Link: View the SUTR Academic Calendar


    Upcoming Information Sessions at 360 Colborne St., Saint Paul (Room D):

    All Sessions run from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm CST

    • September 25, 2019
    • October 10, 2019
    • November 7, 2019 
    • December 5, 2019
    • January 8, 2020
    • January 22, 2020 
    • February 5, 2020


  • Calendar

    SPPS Urban Teacher Residency
    Danaya Lamker Franke, Coordinator
    360 Colborne St.
    Saint Paul, MN, 55102
    email: sutr@spps.org


    SUTR Recruiter/SPPS HR Coordinator
    Anny Xiong
    360 Colborne St.
    Saint Paul, MN, 55102
    email: sutr@spps.org


    University of Saint Thomas
    Shelley Neilsen Gatti, PhD, Associate Professor
    Department of Teacher Education
    email: slneilsengat@stthomas.edu