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:

    • September 19, 2018: 4:30pm-5:30pm  Room J
    • October 10, 2018: 4:30pm-5:30pm  Room E
    • November 14, 2018: 4:30pm-5:30pm  Room F
    • December 12, 2018: 4:30-5:30pm  Room D
    • January 9, 2019: 4:30-5:30pm  Room J
    • January 30, 2019: 4:30-5:30pm  VIA Zoom https://stthomas.zoom.us/j/291595146
    • February 4 2019: 4:30 - 530pm Room D


  • Calendar

    SPPS Urban Teacher Residency
    Danaya Lamker Franke, Coordinator
    360 Colborne St.
    Saint Paul, MN, 55105
    email: sutr@spps.org


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