Western New York Teacher Residency
Become a teacher and make a difference
Children in urban schools depend on highly-qualified teachers who are committed to their success. To be an effective practitioner in these settings requires special training. Teachers must possess the professional skills to address the unique challenges faced by students in culturally, racially and socioeconomically diverse classroom environments.
As the region’s leader in urban teacher education, Canisius is introducing the Western New York Teacher Residency, an innovative approach to training the next generation of teachers who can unlock the potential of every child in our region. If you’ve thought about pursuing a teaching career and have a special interest in confronting the challenges faced by our region’s urban schools, the WNY Teacher Residency may be for you.
We understand that returning to college as a full-time student involves a significant commitment. Thanks to the generosity of our benefactors, Canisius is able to provide additional support to help program participants manage the cost of tuition and living expenses, including:
Frequently Asked Questions
For more information, click the below link. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (716) 888-2545 or (800) 950-2505.
Your support helps to strengthen and expand participation in our program. To donate now, click the link below and choose “Other Gift Designation”. Then direct your gift to the Canisius Center for Urban Education.
Our partners aid the development and sustainability of the Canisius WNY Teacher Residency program. Learn more about each below.