TTC Admission

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*Please tell us how you heard about Shady Hill’s Teacher Training Center.
Do you want a public school placement during the spring semester?
Please type your responses and enclose them with your application. Limit each response to 250 words.
Please be sure to include your educational background and experience with children even if it was a volunteer situation.
Please email your resume to
You are required to submit two letters of reference including at least one academic and one professional reference. Letters should be addressed to the TTC Admissions Committee and must be signed. Please list below the names of the people who will write for you. References should be people who know you well and have observed your interaction with children or adolescents and colleagues.

Download the TTC Recommendation Form here and send it to your references. We need both their letter and the cover sheet.

You are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended.

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- If you'd prefer to pay by check, payment is due when you arrive for your tour and/or admission interviews.
Please submit all materials electronically, if possible, to
- Online form
- Resume
- 2 letters of recommendation
- Official transcript(s)
- $50 application fee ( or check)
- (Optional) Financial aid application and most recent tax return
- (Optional) Fellowship application essay and letter of recommendation specifically for the fellowship (if required)

*Note: Financial aid and fellowship materials must be submitted with your application for admission. You can access this information by clicking on the Tuition and Financial Aid link in this section. Admission decisions are made without regard to financial need, but aid is offered at the time of admission, so all paperwork is due by the same deadline. Fellowship decisions are made in April after the final round of admission decisions.
I understand that matriculation to the Shady Hill School Teacher Training Center is conditioned upon the satisfactory completion of a background check, including but not limited to a criminal record check, a sex offender registry check, a fingerprint-based check, a motor vehicle record check, and a reference check, as determined in the sole discretion of Shady Hill School.

By entering my name and clicking "Submit,” I am agreeing that the information on this application is complete and accurate. I understand that it will become a permanent part of my Teacher Training Center file.

The Shady Hill School Teacher Training Center does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national and ethnic origin, ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, religion, marital and family status, pregnancy, military status, or source of income in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, and other school-administered programs.
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