Grand Rapids Public Schools is in the heart of the city of Grand Rapids, a growing city with a lively food and art scene. With Art Prize, Laughfest, and many other events in and around downtown Grand Rapids, it is a great place to live and work. Grand Rapids Public Schools offers a Three Year New Teacher Mentorship program where new teachers are partnered with a mentor teacher for the first three years of their time with GRPS. During those first three years we also offer professional development in-house at our GRPS University to help assure you receive your continuing education credits to maintain your teacher certifications. GRPS has over 15,000 students from over 60 different countries. We are a diverse and dynamic public school system with 52 schools and growing, we likely have a place for you!