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UTC: Next Application Deadline is February 15th!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alex Shyu
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UTC is closing in on its next application deadlineFebruary15, 2014. Please encourage great people of all ages and majors interested in a career in urban teaching or education reform to apply.


We also are announcing that UTC now has Early Admission for second semester juniors. This is a conditional admittance, which is contingent upon successful completion of the Baccalaureate degree and acceptance to UTC's higher education partnerLesley University. UTC's Early Admission will provide additional options for applicants who want to choose their teacher preparation pathway before their senior year.


UTC's Co-Founders and Recruitment Staff want to speak to audiences that are interested in teaching and learning more about education reform. Please share with us opportunities to speak to classes, meetings, panels in DC, Baltimore or other cities around the country.


You can contact me at to explore opportunities.


UTC is unique in the field of teacher preparation. We provide 15 months of training through a residency. Our teachers get three year's of one-on-one coaching and a full scholarship for two master's degrees. Participants have a choice of three programs of study: elementary education, secondary literacy or secondary math. All programs come with a second master's in special education. UTC sets a new bar for educator accountability by linking teaching certification to student achievement gains and classroom performance.

We are especially looking for applicants to join our secondary math program. UTC is a proud partner of a national movement called 100Kin10. 100Kin10 aims to train 100,000 new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers by 2021. Check out the introductory video here.

Thank you for your help encouraging some of the nation's best talent to train to be teachers with UTC!





"Servant Leadership & Beyond"


In honor of Dr. King, UTC's Dionn Brown shared her journey as a "servant leader" in education on Jumpstart's blog. Dionn began her career in education as Jumpstart Corps member before becoming a teacher and, now, the Assistant Director of Curriculum and Professional Development (Math/Science) forUTC. Read more.
Resources to Share:
If you know someone interested in becoming a teacher, please share these opportunities to learn more about UTC.


Candidates can learn about our program by attending one of our upcoming webinars:


- General Webinar Feb. 11 at 9PM EDT. Register HERE.
- STEM Webinar Feb. 13 at 9PM EDT. Register HERE.

- General Webinar Feb. 24 at 9PM EDT. Register HERE.


Happy Hours
- Baltimore Happy Hour Feb. 6 from 5:00-7:00PM at Little Havana (RSVP HERE)

- DC Happy Hour co-sponsored with Jumpstart and our Co-Founder Christina Hall Feb. 7 from 5:30-7:30PM at Busboys and Poets (RSVP HERE)


Audit UTC Coursework
Anyone that completes an application with UTC can audit one of our graduate courses. Any applicant interested in participating should contact Prathima Kathiresan.



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