Partner Teachers attend master's degree coursework which is partially subsidized by the NYC Department of Education. PTs are still responsible for a contribution toward their degree, but this is not an upfront or out of pocket expense.
2019 Partner Teachers (last year's cohort) are responsible for $12,000 toward the cost of their master’s degree. The Partner Teacher contribution for 2020 Partner Teachers has yet to be determined. These costs are deducted from each DOE paycheck broken down in 44 consecutive, equal installments beginning in the fall once PTs start teaching full-time and earning their paycheck.