Professor Robert Cooper Honored With AERA Leadership for Social Justice Award

Robert Cooper, associate professor of education in the Urban Schooling division of UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, has been selected to receive the Teacher of the Year Award from the Leadership for Social Justice SIG Awards Committee of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Cooper, who directs the Education Studies Minor Program at UCLA, as well as Co-Faculty Director of the UCLA Principal Leadership Institute, is lauded for his work on equity-minded school reform and the politics of education.

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