Albany-NYU partnership recruiting second class of aspiring teachers
N.Y. (Nov. 21, 2017) -- While
the first group of aspiring middle and high school teachers is taking
part in the City School District of Albany's partnership with New York University,
the district is preparing to recruit the second cohort in the Embedded
Master of Arts in Teaching Residency Program.
The district and the NYU Steinhardt School of
Culture, Education and Human Development will hold a 2018-19 information
session Monday, Dec. 4 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at William
S. Hackett Middle School, located at 45 Delaware Ave. The meeting will
be in the school's library.
Click here to download a flyer with more information. The
application deadline for the 2018-19 cohort is Monday, Dec. 11.
Launched in the current school year, NYU Steinhardt’s EMAT program provides an
opportunity for up to 15 aspiring middle and high school teachers to
earn a master's degree while working in a school setting.
To learn more,
please visit the NYU Steinhardt website. To be eligible,
candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and meet NYU Steinhardt’s
admissions requirements. Candidates cannot be currently certified
teachers. Online coursework for 2018-19 begins next July and the residency
component begins in August in conjunction with activities leading up to
the start of school.
Candidates who successfully complete the year-long
program will be guaranteed teaching positions in the district in the
school year after completing the program as long as secondary openings are available in the
four core subject areas – English, math, social studies, special
education and the
The mission of the City School District of
work in partnership with our diverse community to engage every learner
in a robust educational program designed to provide the knowledge and
skills necessary for success. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High