Teacher Professional Development, Teacher Education Los Angeles
UCLA Center X works to transform public schools in Los Angeles to create a more just, equitable, and humane society.
We are a community of educators working to transform public schooling
to create a more just, equitable, and humane society.
UCLA Center X is dedicated to dramatically changing schooling for the underserved students of Los Angeles.
Center X provides a unique setting where researchers and practitioners collaborate to design and conduct programs that prepare and support K-12 teachers and administrators committed to social justice, instructional excellence, the integration of research and practice, and caring in low-income urban schools.
Center X's work extends across two graduate credential programs
and many professional development initiatives.
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Teacher Education Program Info Sessions
Please come to our information sessions to learn about becoming a teacher in the UCLA Teacher Education Program (TEP).
Please come to our information sessions to learn about earning a Master of Education degree and Administrative Credential in the UCLA Principal Leadership Institute (PLI). Five years of full-time teaching or personnel service experience is preferred for application to PLI.
Learning in residence is a powerful approach to teacher education that
pairs apprentices with mentor teachers, supported by university
coursework and urban communities. In this issue of the Center XChange,
UCLA faculty, staff, students, and partners share their work over the
past five years to create and study an urban teacher residency program
called IMPACT: Inspiring Minds through a Professional Alliance of
>> Click here to read The Power of Urban Teacher Residencies: The Impact of IMPACT, the fall 2014 issue of XChange.