Nothing makes a bigger impact
on a child’s schooling than their teacher.

How would our world be different
if every student had an exceptional one?

At Alder Graduate School of Education,
we’re working to make that happen.

Our model creates success
for each part of the school communities we serve:
children, families, teachers, and school leaders.

The Alder Model

a win for the whole school community

ASPIRING TEACHERS

mastery-based training
via a residency model

CHILDREN

exceptional teachers
+
teaching teams that reflect the demographics of the school

TEACHERS

career opportunities
+
professional development

SCHOOLS

reduced turnover
+
a pipeline of exceptional teachers trained on-site

FAMILIES

teaching teams who stay for the long haul
=
strong family-school connections

The Alder model results in educated citizens who are ready to take a stand for a better world.