Louisville Teacher Residency

Learning Today...Leading Tomorrow

Committed to empowering prepared and culturally responsive teachers for all students, Louisville Teacher Residency creates a diverse teacher workforce that transforms educational outcomes of all students through courageous conversations, racially equitable instruction, culturally responsive teaching, and meaningful reflection. LTR is a one-year, urban teacher-preparation program for individuals with limited to no teaching experience. Residents receive personalized instruction throughout the process to help them become successful in JCPS classrooms; the benefits of the residency program include:

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  • Kentucky Professional Education certificate
  • Master's degree from the University of Louisville (UofL)
  • Mentorship from a master teacher
  • On-the-job coaching and feedback
  • A cohort of peers for support and shared learning experiences
  • Benefits of teaching in JCPS
    - A competitive base salary for residents
    - A fringe benefit
    - Paid leave days
    - Participation in the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) Kentucky
    - Health benefits provided by the Commonwealth of Kentucky
    - A guaranteed teaching position in JCPS schools

LTR Brochure
LTR Information Session Dates
Job List
Phase I Application Guidelines
UofL College of Education
Educational Testing Service

Email: louisvilleteacherresidency@jefferson.kyschools.us
Phone: (502) 485-7977