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 and ABS (Special Education) K-12.

  • Cohort 9 application deadline is Wednesday, February 28, 2024!

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Upcoming Information Sessions


    *Upcoming Information Sessions (from 4:30-5:30 p.m. CST) - will be held via Zoom until further notice. Email for Zoom meeting details.

    • Tues June 20
    • Tues July 18
    • Tues Aug 24
    • Wed Sept 20
    • Wed Oct 25
    • Wed Nov 15
    • Thur Dec 14
    • Thur Jan 11
    • Thur Jan 25
    • Tues Feb 6
    • Wed Feb 21


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