Years of research demonstrates that the classroom teacher serves as the single greatest catalyst in increasing levels of student achievement.
The mission of Dallas Teacher Residency is to recruit aspiring career teachers and prepare them to become effective in urban schools to provide all children with the opportunity to be taught and inspired by a trained professional.
Dallas Teacher Residency (DTR) serves as a strategic response to local urban school districts' need to recruit, prepare, and retain effective classroom teachers to serve urban students in urban classrooms.
DTR prepares and supports teachers to successfully serve students in urban schools, ensuring that program residents are provided with the training, skillset, and on-going support necessary to best meet the needs of students in urban schools.

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North Dallas HS Selected as Host School

May 12, 2014
By Dallas Teacher Residency

Dallas Teacher Residency (DTR) announced earlier this month that the placement of their first cohort of DTR program residents will occur at North Dallas High School for upcoming the 2014-2015 school year. During the forthcoming summer months, DTR staff will work alongside North Dallas High School Principal, Dinah Escanilla in the paring of selected program […]

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Rob DeHaas

Stand Up … Speak Up …

January 24, 2014
By Rob DeHaas

Something became clear last week. Teachers’ and those who claim to advocate for teachers have become their own worst enemy – and this is being said by a former educator. It became clear the efforts of so many talented, committed, and fearless teachers, were being undermined, not by those labeled as reformers or privatizers, not […]

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