Participants who complete our four-year program graduate with the tools and skills needed to be an effective urban teacher. This is an investment that pays off for our teachers and their students. Urban Teachers' financial package includes:
- Year One: Participants receive a $20,000* stipend (payable in monthly installments beginning at the close of Summer Institute), health care, room and board for Summer Institute, and books and materials for master's coursework. Urban Teachers and our higher education partner charge $40,000 in tuition that is paid in four equal installments over the first two years of the program.
- Years Two, Three, and Four: Participants receive a full-time teacher salary and benefits from our school partners. Urban Teachers works with many school districts and charter management organizations that have some of the highest teacher pay in the nation, including pay for performance. Participants can make a great living as an effective classroom teacher.
* The stipend is taxable and you will receive a 1099 tax form.