Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year Teacher Education Program Grad
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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 educators, the Teacher Education Program offers several pathways that culminate in a teaching credential and a master of education degree.
The UCLA Teacher Education Program is designed for people who want to teach in low income, low performing schools in California, and Los Angeles in particular.  We are guided by a social justice agenda in our commitment and coursework.

Who will you be in the UCLA Teacher Education Program?

I want to teach

Elementary

Grades K-5

Music

Grades K-12

create
English

Grades 6-12

Science

Grades 6-12

Mathematics

Grades 6-12

Social Science

Grades 6-12

The next application filing period to start the program in 2021 will open in September 2020.

UCLA Teacher Education Program (TEP) in the News

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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.”

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Teaching kids how to distinguish fake news from real news

UCLA Teacher Education Program Professor Jeff Share advises K-12 teachers on how to educate students in critical media literacy. He teaches critical media literacy courses at UCLA, where he trains current and future K-12 teachers in ways to show students how to deconstruct media, create their own alternative messages and separate fake news from facts.

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UCLA, LAUSD sign agreement for Mann UCLA Community School

The public Mann UCLA Community School in South Los Angeles is envisioned as a cornerstone for a rigorous, personalized college-prep education. UCLA and LAUSD are collaborating to design the school, which aims to expand the current Horace Mann Middle School and reverse years of declining enrollment there.

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