Your passion and commitment to equity. STR’s mission-driven teacher preparation. Creating strong teachers for Seattle students.

Join the Seattle Teacher Residency and gain the tools needed to become an exceptional teacher in poverty-impacted schools. Earn a generous stipend, a Master in Teaching degree from the University of Washington, and the opportunity to impact the lives of students in Seattle Public Schools who are furthest from educational justice.


Application Process for Candidates

  1. 1.Let us know you’re interested in the Seattle Teacher Residency program. Sign up for our mailing list to receive updates on application dates and requirements.
  2. 2. Review the eligibility and application requirements. Download the application checklist.
  3. 3. Attend an information session. Info sessions are held twice a month, once online, and once in-person in the Seattle area.
  4. 4. Meet with a recruiter. To help you stay on track with your application requirements, you can schedule an appointment, in-person or over the phone. We’re here to help answer any questions you might have about the program.
The STR program has two application cycles, with deadlines in October and January. Both application cycles are for a June start. Learn More


December 2019 ONLINE Information Session

Mon 12/02/19, 5:00-6:00pm

SPS December 2019 Classified to Certificated Information Session

Thu 12/05/19, 5:00-7:00pm
John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence, 3rd Avenue South, Seattle, WA, USA

Early Application Selection Day

Tue 12/17/19, 8:00am-5:00pm
Miller Hall - UW College of Education, Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA, USA

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