Residency Programs

1. Temple Teacher Residency

The Temple Teacher Residency is a teacher education program devoted to preparing diverse and highly-motivated individuals with strong mathematics, science, or Spanish subject knowledge to teach mathematics, science, or Spanish in high-need schools in the City of Philadelphia.

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2. LIGHT Leadership Residency

Applications for Cohort 2025 will open in November 2022

Announcing a best-in-class, PDE approved, post-baccalaureate, principal preparation residency program that equips excellent, diverse teachers with the skills, knowledge, experience, and confidence to lead schools in Philadelphia successfully.

Learning at the intersection of innovation and best practices, residents engage in intensive summer training and ongoing cohort study and site-based rotations to lead in their own school context. Residents leverage Design Thinking and collaborate with their mentor principal, LIGHT leadership coach, and cohort to improve student achievement and engagement at their school. Upon successful completion of the two-year residency and the School Leadership Licensure Exam, residents earn their PA principal certification.

For more information, see our:

LIGHT Leadership Residency Program Advisement Sheet
LIGHT Leadership Residency Program Application
LIGHT Leadership Residency Mentor Principal and School Site Participation Agreement

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