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Program Instructors

CT TRP is seeking a Diverse group of Adjunct Instructors for the Elementary and Special Education Teacher Residency Programs (TRP) in multiple locations. 

A critical part of this program design is the implementation of courses that will provide aspiring teachers with the skills, content, and pedagogy they will need to be successful teachers in Connecticut  schools. CT TRP classes bring together a cohort of residents working in various partner districts across Connecticut. Our curriculum focuses on the pedagogy and content required to become a certified teacher and embraces an anti-racist and anti-biased approach. Having experience with marginalized populations and being able to speak openly about issues related to Equity, Social Justice and Systemic Racism is imperative. We are looking for highly qualified individuals with a Masters Degree in the content area.

Courses are offered in the ACES, CES, CREC and LEARN regions of Connecticut for Elementary TRP. The SPED Courses are offered in Central Connecticut . 


  • CT Professional Teaching Certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • Related Masters Degree Required
  • Expertise in current research and practice in elementary education
  • Having the ability to speak openly about issues related to Equity, Social Justice and Systemic Racism¬†
  • Skilled in teaching adult learners
  • Specialized skill and/or experience in course content
  • Ability to deliver instruction and in both an online and face-to-face setting using Canvas, Zoom and Google¬†
  • Understanding of CT State Standards, Assessments, Teaching Standards and certification assessments specific to the content area (e.g. Praxis II, Foundations of Reading)
  • Demonstrated experience with marginalized populations


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and instructing based on the approved syllabus and course content
  • Assessing students mastery of essential skills and knowledge
  • Providing feedback and assistance to students
  • Assistance in preparing the Resident for assessments for certification (if applicable)


Please contact Dr. Violet Jiménez Sims at for more information! 

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