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Metro Detroit TRUE Project

TRUE Overview

Metro Detroit TRUE Project is an accelerated graduate level certification and residency program for recent graduates and mid-career professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or computer science (CS) fields.

TRUE Benefits

  • Earn a master’s degree and teaching certification in secondary math or science in 18 months
  • Receive a living stipend
  • Obtain mentoring support throughout the program and for two years post graduation
  • Pathway to a rewarding new career in math or science teaching

TRUE Commitment

  • One school year residency in Detroit Public School Community District or Dearborn Public Schools
  • 18-month innovative graduate level coursework
  • 3-year commitment to teaching in DPSCD or DPS
  • Ongoing support for new teachers

TRUE Eligibility

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Have a background in STEM or CS
  • Have a desire to make a difference in student learning 

TRUE Impact

  • Highly qualified, diverse teachers who bring innovative STEM and CS learning to students in DPSCD and DPS
  • Improved academic achievement in STEM and CS

Information Sessions

December 4, 2019 – Location: Southeastern High School’s Media Center, 3030 Fairview, Detroit, MI 48214

December 11, 2019  – Location: The Engineering Society of Detroit, 20700 Civic Center Drive #450, Southfield, MI 48076

January 16, 2020– Location: Wayne RESA, 33500 Van Born Road, 2nd Floor, Boyd Author’s Auditorium, Wayne, MI 48184

January 23, 2020– Location: Fordson High School, 13800 Ford Road, Room A-103, Dearborn, MI 48126

TRUE Partners

Wayne State University Logo US Department of Education
Michigan Department of Education Wayne Regional Education Service Agency
Detroit Regional Chamber Detroit Public Schools Community District
Dearborn Public Stores The Engineering Society of Detroit Logo

We are here… Warrior TRUE

Teaching Residency for Urban Excellence

For more information, contact:

Sarah Schrag, Project Coordinator
Metro Detroit TRUE Project

Division of Teacher Education, Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202  |  313-577-0904

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