Aspire Teacher Residency
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Recruitment Events

We encourage you to learn more about the Aspire Teacher Residency by participating in one of our upcoming recruitment events.

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Frequently Asked Questions

ATR-California FAQ, 2017-18

ATR-Memphis FAQ, 2017-18

ATR Program Information

ATR Handbook, 2017-2018

Aspire U Student Achievement

ATR Program Calendars


ATR in the News 

Train Teachers Like Doctors - New York Times, July 8, 2016

Aspire sees opportunity to grow teacher residencies - EdSource, July 12, 2015

Report: Aspire's teacher residency held as a model - Chalkbeat Tennessee, November 11, 2014

As Apprentices in the Classroom, Teachers Learn What Works - The New York Times, October 10, 2014

In search of high-quality teachers, charter network trains its own - NBC/Hechinger Report, October 23, 2012

Aspire to expand residency program for teachers in training - EdSource, July 23, 2012

Charters stepping up to train teachers - Education Week Teacher's Beat, September 12, 2011

Charter program lures new teachers - San Francisco Chronicle, July 18, 2011

Cutting teachers' learning curve - Thoughts on Public Education, July 17, 2011

Classroom rounds - should teachers be trained like medical school students? -, July 13, 2011

Teaching residents to shadow at Aspire - The Modesto Bee, July 7, 2011

Schools start residency program - Contra Costa Times, July 4, 2011

Developing better teachers by training them like medical school residents - GOOD, July 1, 2011

Aspire Teacher Residency program sends 2 to Sacramento schools - Sacramento Business Journal, June 30, 2011

Contact Us

For more information, contact:

Ivan Ibarra
CA Aspire Residency Recruiter

510. 414. 7955

Terrell Washington
TN Aspire Residency Recruiter


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