Alder GSE - Alpha Public Schools

APS Teacher Residency at Alder GSE

Nothing makes a bigger impact on a child’s schooling than their teacher. How would our world be different if every student had an excellent one?

2023-2024 Applications are Now Open!

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Teacher Resident (2023-2024)

Alpha Public Schools is excited to kick off the third year of the Alpha Teacher Residency at Alder GSE. We are recruiting our 2023-2024 cohort of teacher residents who will have the opportunity to close the achievement gap for low-income students while collaborating with a joyful and dedicated team of educators. This is an innovative and affordable pathway to a full-time teaching career in our community and is an exciting opportunity to earn your Master’s Degree and Teaching Credential while gaining hands on experience.

Alder’s program is based on a residency model that combines immersive hands-on practice in the classroom with educational theory and research in seminar. Alder partners with public K-12 schools in historically underserved communities, and 97% of graduates obtain full-time teaching positions after completing the program. Alpha Public Schools is excited to continue our partnership.

Important Dates:

  • Fall Application Deadline: November 4, 2022
  • Winter Application Deadline: February 3, 2023
  • Spring Application Deadline: March 24, 2023
  • Questions? Contact our Talent Team today!



  • Earning your Master’s Degree and a Teaching Credential in one year.
  • Frequent instructional coaching and high level of support.
  • A remarkably supportive staff and mission-driven organization.
  • Doing all of this at a cost that is affordable and includes financial support.
  • Apprenticing four days a week with an expert teacher in one of our highly effective campuses.
  • Receiving priority consideration for a full-time teaching position upon completing the program in the hosting organization.
  • Engaging in critical conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion with your mentor, instructors, and peers.


Tuition will be finalized by December of 2022. For Class of 2022, tuition was $19K.


$45K Stipend

(Residents are not employees of the school)

Master’s Degree

and Credential upon completion

Priority Hiring

for a full-time position at Alpha Public Schools

Admissions Requirements

Bachelor’s degree completed by the end of June 2022+A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 preferred+Eligible to work in the United States

Alpha Public Schools is looking for qualified applicants in the following areas:

  • Single Subject: Math
  • Single Subject: Science
  • Single Subject: Social Science
  • Single Subject: English
  • Multiple Subject (K-8)

Make More of a Difference

Become part of Alpha’s mission-driven community of teachers and staff.

2022-2023 Applications Open in September

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Questions? Contact our Talent Team today!