"Upon the subject of education...I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in."

- Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky native

WHAT IS TEACH KENTUCKY?

Teach Kentucky is a selective teacher recruitment program seeking to attract motivated college graduates to teach in Kentucky’s public schools, enhancing the quality of education for our students and enriching our civic life by retaining these bright young minds in the region. Based in Louisville—a vibrant, forward-thinking city with a rich history—Teach Kentucky places the majority of its teachers within our metropolitan area.

For our students, the experience of being nurtured by a bright, energetic young teacher is exciting and inspiring. For our teachers, the experiences they collect are deeply rewarding, both in the classroom and in the Louisville community at large—the kinds of experiences that last a lifetime.

WHO DO WE RECRUIT?

Most of our recruits have not yet earned teacher certification. We attract individuals with strong content knowledge who are interested in pursuing an alternative route to their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) certification while they teach full-time—and earn a full-time salary.

Many of our recruits come from top-tier colleges and universities like Notre Dame, Centre, Michigan, Middlebury, Vanderbilt and Yale, but any high-achieving graduate or senior from an accredited four-year institution is encouraged to apply. Content knowledge and a desire to teach are the primary attributes we look for.

If you want to earn valuable teaching experience, a full-time salary and your MAT degree, all while living in a vibrant and attractive city, apply to Teach Kentucky today.

PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENTS

Teach Kentucky’s mission is to attract highly-motivated young people to teach in our public schools.

Teachers recruited
Percent from Outside Kentucky
Students Taught Everyday
New Residents brought by teachers to Kentucky

RECENT POSTS

07
Nov
Teach Kentucky Impact Grows as the Student Becomes the Teacher

Teach Kentucky will be commemorating its 15-year anniversary at a private event at the Louisville Water Tower Park on Thursday evening. The organization has brought 272 top college grads to teach in underserved middle and high school public classrooms, according to a news release.

Posted in: Life in Louisville, STEM Education, Teach Kentucky Community, Teacher Induction and Support, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Recruitment, TKY Inspiration and Stories, TKY Teacher Bios,
24
May
The job is declining in appeal, but a Louisville nonprofit is succeeding in bringing teachers to KY

Teach Kentucky will be commemorating its 15-year anniversary at a private event at the Louisville Water Tower Park on Thursday evening. The organization has brought 272 top college grads to teach in underserved middle and high school public classrooms, according to a news release.

Posted in: Partnerships, STEM Education, Teach Kentucky Community, Teacher Recruitment,
17
May
Teach Kentucky celebrates 15 years of recruiting teachers

Teach Kentucky will be commemorating its 15-year anniversary at a private event at the Louisville Water Tower Park on Thursday evening. The organization has brought 272 top college grads to teach in underserved middle and high school public classrooms, according to a news release.

Posted in: Partnerships, Teach Kentucky Community, Teacher Recruitment, TKY Events,

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