Andrew Gutierrez almost did not graduate from high school because a teacher wrongfully told him and other students of color that they did not meet graduation requirements. Now, he teaches middle school students about racial and ethnic history and empowerment in an ethnic studies program he helped pioneer.
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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.