Financial Structure

Residency year (year 1):

  • Incentive and Tuition Reimbursement package:  Receive incentives and tuition reimbursement through key federal- and district- based sources including, but not limited to:
    • Stipend: residents receive a training stipend of $10,000* and this is considered a part of the incentive and tuition reimbursement structure.  This stipend is disbursed in 10 monthly payments (August through May).
    • TEACH Grant ($3,000*)
    • AmeriCorps service ($2500*)
  • DU tuition:  Residents are responsible for paying tuition for their Master’s degree at the University of Denver.  Incentives for Residents  include a Dean’s scholarship and two courses at no-cost.

Once hired in a DPS Title I school (years 2-5):

  •  Competitive Salary: As a full-time teacher of record in Denver Public Schools, you earn a competitive salary as defined by ProComp, the district’s groundbreaking pay-for-results salary structure ($42,500* starting salary with the potential to earn up to an additional $6,560* in bonuses for achieving student learning objectives, serving in a hard-to-staff position and/or a hard-to-serve school).
  • Incentive and Tuition Reimbursement package: Receive tuition reimbursement through key federal- and district-based sources,  may include, but not limited to:
    •  ProComp payment for tuition/student loans ($4,000*)
    •  Additional district-based sources
  •  Health Care: You will have access to health-care benefits through the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education.

*exact figures are subject to change


Information Sessions for the 2015-2016 year

October 7, 2015 approximate time 5:30 pm.

Additional dates to follow.


Denver Teacher Residency


Information Sessions

Info Sessions 2015/16
  • Denver Public Schools
  • Denver University