NYC Men Teach

Hamilton Heights Gate

NYC Men Teach

is a cross-agency enterprise with the Young Men’s Initiative, NYC Department of Education, City University of New York, Center for Economic Opportunity and Teach for America that is committed to improving educational, employment, and justice outcomes for young Black, Latino and Asian men committed to educating today’s diverse student population; supporting each other’s professional and leadership development; and empowering the communities they serve.


  • Currently enrolled CUNY student
  • Enrolled or intention to enroll in teacher education program
  • Undergraduate applicants must have completed a minimum of 45 credits
  • Graduate applicants must be enrolled in a graduate teacher education program
  • Pursuing or intent to pursue first, initial certification
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrated commitment to working in urban communities
  • Future commitment to working/teaching in high need-needs urban school district

Benefits of participation

  • Advisement on courses, certification exams and other requirements for teacher certification
  • Advisement on certification support services (e.g. workshops, tutoring, etc.)
  • Information on financial aid, academic support and other eligibility services
  • Practice test for EAS exam
  • Voucher for ATS-W, CST, EAS, and edTPA exams.
  • Book voucher for spring and fall semesters
  • Monthly MetroCards for spring, and fall semesters

Enrolled CUNY students who do not meet the full criteria should still apply, and may be accepted as a “pipeline” student with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA. Apply and see eligibility.


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North Academic Center
Room 3/207 D
160 Convent Avenue,
New York, NY 10031

p: (212) 650-6273

Walter Greigg
Program Director

North Academic Center
Room 3/207 B
160 Convent Avenue,
New York, NY 10031

p: (212) 650-6785
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Last Updated: 03/11/2022 13:07