GSE's Urban Teaching Fellows Program | Graduate School of Education

GSE's Urban Teaching Fellows Program

October 22, 2015


The Rutgers Graduate School of Education’s Urban Teaching Fellows (UTF) is a specialized program that develops excellent new teachers for urban schools.  The program fosters engaged teaching and learning, strong mentoring relationships and critical inquiry among youth and teachers.  UTF turns the traditional one-semester teaching internship into a three semester teaching residency.

*Application Deadline is October 28, 2015

Program Details

Spring 1:


UTF participants are placed into the school they will likely student teach for their observation practicum. 

Urban Education

Fellows enroll in this course specifically designed to support pre-service teachers in urban settings.

Fall 2:

Student Teaching

While teaching full time, Fellows attend special professional development sessions that focus on practical methods and reflective analysis.

Spring 2: 

Teaching Professional

 Fellows take this class as a cohort and return to their schools to run Youth in Action, an after-school enrichment program that trains youth to conduct civic action research in their schools and communities.


View the videos below for more information about the program

Who to contact:
Dr. Beth Rubin