Teach in Washington, DC

Earn Your Master's Degree With Hands-On Classroom Training & Coaching.

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Who we are

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN
URBAN CLASSROOMS

City Teaching Alliance was founded with the idea that talented, highly-prepared, career educators can open the doors to future success for city school children.

Why Choose CITY TEACHING ALLIANCE

Our teachers receive a master’s degree from our higher education partner and become dually certified to teach in either elementary education, secondary English or secondary math, and special education. We offer more comprehensive coursework and personalized support than any other teacher training program.

MASTERS DEGREE

A master's degree from American University, a nationally accredited institution that best prepares educators.

PAID ALL 4 YEARS

An initial residency year of paid classroom experience and a full-time, full-salaried teaching position starting in Year 2.

1:1 COACHING

85 hours of 1:1 coaching over three years and coursework that promotes whole child success.

DUAL TEACHING CERTIFICATES

Receive two accredited teaching certificates, including Special Education.

Are You Ready To Take The Next Step Towards Your Future Teaching Career?

Children are the center of our work. We rely on the communities we partner with to guide and inform the decisions we make about our curriculum, program, and practice.

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Are you ready to take the next step toward your future tEACHING career?

Start your application to join City Teaching Alliance and begin an exciting journey in education by applying by January 16! A recruiter will reach out to you soon to answer all your questions. Meeting with a recruiter significantly increases your chance to be invited to an interview, so keep an eye out for their email.