Louisville Teacher Residency

Learning Today...Leading Tomorrow

Louisville Teacher Residency (LTR) is a program designed to produce a diverse cadre of quality teachers. LTR offers the opportunity to become a certified teacher in just one year! Participants receive personalized instruction throughout the process to help them be successful in JCPS classrooms. In return, LTR graduates commit to teach in Accelerated Improvement Schools (AIS) for five years.

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LTR is a one-year, urban teacher-preparation program for individuals with limited to no teaching experience. You will receive the following:
  • 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 Sessions Flier
LTR Praxis Preparation Workshops Flier
Job List
Phase I Application Guidelines
UofL College of Education
Educational Testing Service

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