Saint Paul Urban Teacher Residency

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

    Saint Paul Urban Teacher Residency (SUTR) program is a unique partnership between SPPS and the University of St. Thomas. District staff and all others who are interested in pursuing a teaching career now have a new, accelerated pathway. 

    SUTR aims to recruit, prepare and retain highly qualified teachers who share similar life experiences as 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.

    *Licenses offered: Elementary Education K-6, ABS (Special Education) K-12 **Math 5-12 and Science 6-8; if enough qualified participants applies.


SUTR UPDATES

  • Cohort 8 application deadline is Tuesday February 28, 2023!

     

CALENDAR

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    Link: View the SUTR Academic Calendar

      

    *Upcoming Information Sessions (from 4:30-5:30 pm CST) - will be held via Zoom until further notice. Email sutr@spps.org for Zoom meeting details.

    • Wed June 22
    • Tues July 19
    • Thur Aug 18
    • Thur Sept 22
    • Wed Oct 19
    • Thur Nov 17
    • Thur Dec 15
    • Thurs Jan 12
    • Wed Jan 25
    • Thur Feb 9
    • Wed Feb 22

     

     

CONTACT SUTR

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    SUTR Supervisor/Coordinator
    Wouang Lao
    1930 Como Ave
    Saint Paul, MN, 55108
    612-476-5928
    email: wouang.lao@spps.org

     

    SUTR Recruiter/SPPS HR Coordinator
    Danielle Ferguson
    1930 Como Ave
    Saint Paul, MN, 55108
    651-728-1617
    email: danielle.ferguson@spps.org 

     

    SUTR Elementary Specialist
    Cha Yang
    1930 Como Ave
    Saint Paul, MN, 55108
    651-262-8100
    email: cha.yang@spps.org  

     

    SUTR Special Education Specialist
    Kristi Ebert
    1930 Como Ave
    Saint Paul, MN, 55108 

    651-802-1628
    email: kristi.ebert@spps.org  

     

    University of St. Thomas
    Shelley Neilsen Gatti, PhD, Associate Professor
    Department of Teacher Education
    651-962-4396
    email: slneilsengat@stthomas.edu