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UCLA GSE&IS Again Ranked Among Top Schools by U.S. News and World Report

“Our excellence flows from the brilliance of our faculty and students, the ethic of social justice, and our authentic engagement with multiple communities in Los Angeles and beyond.  While we are mindful of the limitations and fluctuations in these rankings, we are nevertheless gratified to be reminded of the admiration and recognition of our work by our peers around the country.”

UCLA Department of Education Rated Number One in US News & World Report Rankings

“We are humbled by this recognition,” says Wasserman Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco. “It is a tribute to the extraordinary collective work of our world-renowned scholars, our amazing staff, and our students — the next generation of engaged, optimist Bruins taking their GSE&IS tools to make the world a better place. While it is important to keep these rankings in perspective, we are both gratified and grateful for the honor.”

Professor Megan Franke Elected to the National Academy of Education

UCLA Teacher Education Program Professor Megan Loef Franke was elected to the National Academy of Education in 2017, one of three in the University of California system. Dr. Franke studies how teachers make use of research-based information about the development of children’s mathematical thinking (Cognitively Guided Instruction) and how CGI supports student learning in mathematics.

TEP & PLI Grad Anthony Yom Wins the Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education

“I am very honored to get the recognition, and I’m happy that my school gets an award, too,” Yom said. “I genuinely think that it is my students who have made me what I am. It is them who make me shine.”
Over the last four years, all of Yom’s calculus students at Lincoln High School have passed the AP exam, nearly all of them earning maximum credit on the test.

TEP Grad Eduardo Lopez Honored by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

For the past decade he has taught at Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School (RHS), located in East Los Angeles. He is a National Board Certified Teacher and Social Science educator. Early in his profession, Eduardo realized that in order to have a lasting impact on students he needed to form partnerships that went beyond the four walls of his classroom.

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