Join the U-M Teaching School
& The School at Marygrove!
Secondary undergraduate and MAC students
are invited to apply to the U-M Detroit Teaching Pathway.
Year-long Preservice Placement
This exciting and competitive opportunity would place you at the School at Marygrove—a new Detroit Public School—for a year-long placement with expert mentor teachers. The School at Marygrove is committed to teaching and learning for social justice through a project- and place-based curriculum. The school’s engineering and design focus supports students in becoming change-agents and leaders in their neighborhoods, their city, and the world.
Three-year Detroit Teaching Residency
This pathway leads to the possibility of entering the three-year Detroit Teaching Residency program.
who are committed to pursuing justice & equity
through their teaching in urban schools.
Open to Secondary Undergraduates
& Secondary Master of Arts with Teacher Certification (MAC) candidates.
U-M DETROIT TEACHING PATHWAY
- After indicating interest in the program, interview with SOE leaders for placement in Detroit Teaching Pathway
- Become a Teaching Intern
Teaching Interns work with mentor teachers & conduct supported instruction in the classroom.
- Become a Student Teacher
In the final semester of the program, Student Teachers take greater responsibility for instruction in collaboration with supportive mentor teachers and teaching interns.
- Graduate and attain teacher certification
- Apply to become a U-M Detroit Teaching Resident
Teaching Residents are full-time and salaried teachers employed by Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD). Residents will be selected among those candidates on the U-M Detroit Teaching Pathway with demonstrated commitments to high-quality teaching and learning for Detroit students and within this collaborative Teaching School environment.
- Teach for three years as a U-M Detroit Teaching Resident
Teaching Residents are supported by U-M School of Education faculty and staff through professional development opportunities, curriculum development, instructional coaching, and other professional learning and leadership.
- Spread your impact as a Teacher-Leader
After completing the three-year residency, U-M Detroit Teaching Residents become leaders at schools throughout Detroit and are supported with targeted job matching to continue their careers.
Please email SOEteachingschool@umich.edu with any questions you may have.