Teaching Opportunity Program (TOP)

The Teaching Opportunity Program (TOP) has been developed to attract talented students and career changers into the teaching profession and to prepare them to improve student learning in classrooms across New York City. >>


At this time the Teaching Opportunity Program is not accepting applications.

If you are interested in a program similar to TOP, please see the website for the NYC Teaching Fellows Program (http://www.nycteachingfellows.org).

Although we are not accepting applications, we do have TOP Scholars who are currently teaching in NYC public schools. Current and former TOP Scholars are welcome to contact the TOP office at 212-794-5446 with questions.

Participating Colleges

  • Brooklyn College (math)
  • City College (literacy)
  • Hunter College (math, science and Spanish)
  • Lehman College (math and science)