Xavier University of Louisiana is building a dynamic community of educators who will receive deep investments in mentorship, coaching, and graduate school. Through this investment, this team of teachers will go forth and positively impact student achievement in high-poverty schools, ultimately creating a more just and humane society in New Orleans and beyond. 

Maybe you are finishing an undergraduate degree.  Maybe you are considering a career change. Or, perhaps you work in a role in education but dream about having your own classroom.  The Norman C. Francis Teacher Residency can help you develop into an educator who makes a life-long impact on students.

Find out more about how we are combining Xavier University of Louisiana’s proven graduate studies with the best of teacher development at high-performing charter schools across New Orleans. Be a part of our innovative approach to developing educators.

The deadline to apply is April 1. Please check out their website for more information or click here to dive into the application!


Xavier University of Louisiana
Division of Education and Counseling
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125

504) 296-9630