Teacher Education Program class: build strong relationships and critically examine your practice

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“Some or all instruction for all or part of the Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year. Figures for tuition and fees represent currently approved or proposed amounts and may not be final. Actual tuition and fees are subject to change by the University of California as determined to be necessary or appropriate. Final approved tuition and fee levels may differ from the amounts presented.”

UCSB’s Teacher Education Program believes public education has the power to shape a more equitable future for all learners. If you are committed to making school a place where young people thrive and grow, where they feel nurtured and safe, where they realize their gifts and opportunities for their future—you must commit to excellence in teaching. This begins with a rigorous and well-established program for learning to teach. At UC Santa Barbara's Teacher Education Program, you will:

Earn your teaching credential and Master’s Degree in 12 months.

Build community within one closely connected cohort.

Learn by being fully immersed in classroom teaching.

Strengthen your practice with the guidance of attentive and supportive supervisors.

Apply university coursework in your K-12 fieldwork through our integrated program structure.

Become a teacher leader who strives to improve the educational system.

Want to join our 2023-2024 cohort? Apply by January 13, 2023.