Wayne State University

Teach*DETROIT

Make a Difference!

Become an expert educator for Detroit school children and their families.
  • Earn your elementary teaching certificate in 15 months in our teacher residency program.
  • Take university classes in Detroit schools so you can learn from masterful mentor teachers and by working with children in real classrooms—putting into practice the best that is known about teaching in urban settings.
  • Study with outstanding course instructors who teach by your side in Detroit elementary schools.
  • Learn alongside a cohort of teaching colleagues who are as excited as you are to become an effective urban educator.
  • Work with Detroit families as partners in education.
  • Explore opportunities for specializations in inclusive education, urban education, and mathematics education.
  • Earn your education degree from one of the best urban universities in the country.
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