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About SPPS Urban Teacher Residency

  • Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) 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.

    Application to SUTR Cohort 5 (beginning June 2020-2021) is now open and closes on February 14th, 2019. Please email your application materials to sutr@spps.org. 

    There are 4 simple steps to completing your application. Please email all of the following materials to sutr@spps.org.

    1. Updated resume, including preferred license area
    2. All unofficial transcripts
    3. Names and email addresses for two references
    4. Two personal statements. You can find more information on the personal statements here. 

    Information sessions for Cohort 3 will be held at 360 Colborne (Room D) from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST on the following dates:

    • September 25, 2019
    • October 10, 2019
    • November 07, 2019
    • December 05, 2019
    • January 8, 2020
    • January 22, 2020
    • February 5, 2020

     

     

CONTACT SUTR

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    SPPS Urban Teacher Residency
    Danaya Lamker Franke, Coordinator
    360 Colborne St.
    Saint Paul, MN, 55102
    651-802-6994
    email: sutr@spps.org

     

    SUTR Recruiter/SPPS HR Coordinator
    Anny Xiong
    360 Colborne St.
    Saint Paul, MN, 55102
    651-767-8223
    email: sutr@spps.org

     

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

     

     

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