Alder Graduate School of Education


They believe quality public education is the cornerstone of a healthy democracy. Their immersive theory + practice residency program is designed to make that a reality through their relationships with their K–12 school partners. Alder graduates are effective educators and a force for positive social change. WHAT THEY DO - Recruit from the local community to expand and diversify the teaching population. - Provide students with an immersive, year-long residency program under an expert mentor educator. - Integrate a rigorous curriculum of theory + research-based coursework. - Train educators at the school in which they will work. - Provide priority hiring. - Ensure a living stipend for residents. WHY IT MATTERS - Boosts the overall population of teachers and creates teaching teams that reflect the demographics of their students. - Apprenticing with a expert educator is the first step to becoming one. - New teachers are prepared to be judicious consumers of educational trends as they change over time. - A year-long membership in a particular school environment transforms a new educator’s ability to shine from day one. - New educators get a job for which they are especially trained; schools get a year-long interview and a pipeline of teachers trained by their best. - This offsets tuition and expands the teaching pathway for people who may not have considered it before. VISION Outstanding teachers and leaders change students’ lives and make the world a better and more just place. MISSION To create opportunity and cultivate success for every student by recruiting and educating excellent teachers and leaders who reflect our schools’ communities.  

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  • United States (headquarters)
  • Redwood City
  • 2946 Broadway St, Suit