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Teacher Residency

What if every student had an Inspired Teacher?

Inspired Teaching Residency


The Inspired Teaching Residency prepares exceptional individuals for successful and sustainable careers as teachers and changemakers in Washington, DC. Truly valuing the complexity and importance of the teaching profession, the Inspired Teaching Residency recognizes that investing the necessary time into teacher preparation is in the best interest of students. Inspired Teaching Fellows learn to be Instigators of Thought®, experience a residency year and intensive mentoring, receive a Master of Arts in Teaching and a DC teaching license, and join a network of educational changemakers, committed to teaching students through an engagement-based, student-centered instructional model.


Join the movement to change the way children are educated.


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"ITDS provided excellent support and a welcoming environment as an Inspired Teaching Resident. I’m incredibly excited to return as a lead teacher."
-ITDS Teacher