Teacher Residency Grant

Date: 2/1/19
Principal Researchers: Rebecca Kantor, Dean, School of Education and Human Development, CU Denver
Karen Riley, Dean, Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver
Funding: $400,000 grant from the Institute of Education Sciences

Colorado Department of Education, CU Denver, Denver Public Schools and the University of Denver received a $400,000 grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to study what makes teacher residencies effective as a teacher preparation strategy and how to share approaches to assess teacher candidates’ performance. Ultimately, the goal for the partners is to develop a strong blueprint for teacher preparation, including valid and manageable assessment systems, so that all preparation programs are designed to provide candidates with strong preparation. PIs for the grant are Rebecca Kantor, Dean, SEHD, and Karen Riley, Dean, Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver.