Summer Resident Academy

Vision Statement

A cohort of beginning teachers who, empowered by their knowledge and experiences, enter their first year of teaching confident and prepared to lead each student to academic and social emotional success starting the first day of school.

Content Strands

Opening School Experience

Residents prepare and practice lessons to create a safe, welcoming, culturally responsive classroom.

Skill Building - think “Teacher Toolbox”

Residents learn research-based instructional skills that contribute to joyful, high achieving, compassionate classrooms.

Curriculum and Assessment

Residents plan, implement and assess the effects of a rigorous, standards-based curriculum and practice assessment techniques to enhance student learning.

Focus on Identity, Race and Equity

Residents grow awareness of what the inequities in our schools look/sound/feel like and develop readiness and willingness to examine their own identity, potential biases, and roles in perpetuating inequities.

Well-being

Residents learn and practice strategies for maintaining mental and physical health and learn the importance of prioritizing self-care.

Professionalism

Residents grow their repertoire of strategies and techniques for classroom and personal organization, communication and collaboration.

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