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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.


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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


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.

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.

Two TEP Alumni Named LA County Teachers of the Year 2013-14
Jesús Gutiérrez and Jayme Tao were chosen as Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year 2013-14.

NASA UROV Workshop Inspires TEP Students With Experiential Teaching and Learning
Building underwater remotely operated vehicles provides lessons in design process, problem-solving.

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.

Shannon Garrison: Teacher Goes Extra Mile As Olympic Torchbearer
The TEP alumna was selected to carry the Olympic Torch.


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