We’ve been awarded a five-year grant to build a pipeline of well-prepared middle school teachers and leaders with the knowledge and skills to serve in high-need schools and further positive outcomes for middle school students. This collaborative partnership project is intentionally interdisciplinary, with a focus on racial and cultural literacy and adolescent literacy.
UCLA Teacher Education Program in the News
Our Teacher Education Program faculty, researchers, alumni, and students share their work to document and advance Project-Based Learning projects that help make students’ energy, intelligence, and empathy visible in this new issue of XChange.
Emma Hipolito, director of the UCLA Teacher Education Program (TEP) and Darlene Lee, TEP faculty advisor, have been honored with the 2023 Outstanding Journal of Teacher Education Article Award, for their co-authored examination of “Toward a Healthy Racial Climate: Systemically Centering the Well-being of Teacher Candidates of Color.”
We are thrilled to launch the Spring 2022 issue of XCHANGE, 10 Years of IMPACT: Inspiring Minds through a Professional Alliance of Community Teachers. In this issue you will find engaging stories, artifacts and research that bring to life the work and promise of teacher residencies.
“This recognition underscores the value of our work in advancing educational scholarship and practice that is grounded in an ethic of care and focused on creating educational opportunity for all citizens, locally and globally.”
Kimi Waite published an article in Ms. magazine stating that climate justice belongs in the classroom—including recognizing and teaching the contributions of Asian Americans and Asian immigrants working toward environmental justice.