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UCLA Teacher Education Program

teach. transform. inspire.

UCLA's Teacher Education Program (TEP) prepares aspiring teachers to become social justice educators in urban settings. To serve a wide range of aspiring and accomplished educators, the Teacher Education Program offers several pathways that culminate in a Teaching Credential and/or Master of Education degree.


Who Will You Be at UCLA Teacher Education Program?

I want to teach



Applications for the program can be filed from September 2016 -
December 1, 2016.

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Support our work preparing the next generation of urban school leaders in the UCLA Teacher Education Program.

Give now to the TEP Scholarship Fund.

IMPACT Urban Teacher Residency

Want to teach Math, Science or Elementary?

IMPACT offers a $20,000 fellowship & field support for the first two years of teaching. Read more...


UCLA Teacher Education Program in the News

TEP Grad Anthony Yom


Lincoln High teacher Anthony Yom was featured in the news after one of his students, Cedrick Argueta, was among only 12 in the world to complete the Advanced Placement Calculus exam with a perfect score.

LA Times Articles
How a Lincoln High teacher gets all his students to pass the AP Calculus exam

High School student gets perfect score on AP Calculus exam -- 1 of 12 in the world to do so

NPR Interview
'An Average Guy' Excels At Teaching Students AP Calculus

Two TEP Alumni Named LA County Teachers of the Year 2014-15
Isabel Morales (’05) and Hector Perez-Roman (’05) are now in the running for California’s Teacher of the Year Award.

More articles about TEP students, alumni & faculty...



Laurence Tan: TEP Alumnus Honored for
Culturally Responsive Teaching

The Toronto native uses personal experiences and understanding of youth culture, to reinforce learning in the classroom.

Six-Part Documentary on IMPACT Urban Teacher Residency Program
The IMPACT Urban Teacher Residency program brings together teacher candidates from TEP and accomplished teachers throughout LAUSD for an apprenticeship experience that benefits both students and mentors.


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