Applying is Easy!

Applying to the Chicago Teacher Residency is as easy as 1,2,3! Just tell us about yourself, upload your academic and professional experience, and demonstrate that you have what it takes to become a highly-effective teacher.

Learn more about the admissions process below.

The Admissions Process

Apply Online

Our online application only takes a few minutes to complete! Just provide us with:

  • Resume
  • Two short answer questions (250 words each)
  • Unofficial transcripts from colleges/universities attended

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Online Interview

Once you’ve submitted your application, you may be invited to an online interview. Acting as a teacher, you’ll conduct a model lesson in front of our admissions team.

Submit Test Scores

To satisfy the IL Licensuring Testing Requirement, submit either a SAT, ACT or TAP (Test of Academic Proficiency) score. CTR will accept scores earned within the past 10 years.

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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Preferred Deadline
February 1, 2019
Regular Deadline
April 5, 2019
Final Deadline
May 3, 2019

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