Feature Stories

UChicago Teacher Candidate Recieves Prestigious Career-Development Award of $175,000
Angela Lou is the winner of the prestigious Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship, a major national teaching award committed to keeping high-caliber beginning teachers in the profession.

Two Instructors from UChicago UTEP Honored with Excellence in Teaching Award
Amy Millikan and Bill Kennedy are co-recipients of the 2012 award from the University of Chicago Graham School.

UChicago UTEP Grad 'Learns By Doing' How Plants, and Teachers, Grow
Jenny Sarna brings science to life for her Chicago students.

UChicago UTEP Mega Book Club Welcomes Dr. Sonia Nieto
Seventy graduates and students of UChicago UTEP gathered to discuss the work of Dr. Sonia Nieto.

At UEI's Summer Accelerated Math and Science Camp, CPS Students Learn Deeper Math from Chicago UTEP's Aspiring Teachers
UChicago UTEP residents spend the summer with Chicago Public Schools' students teaching them about higher order math and science.

UChicago UTEP Grad is Golden Apple Winner
Eliza Ramirez of cohort 3 has been honored with a Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence.

UChicago UTEP's Esther Ohito Chosen for a Fulbright Award
Through a competitive process, Chicago UTEP's Esther Ohito, a coach and facilitator for the first-year induction program, has been selected to become a Fulbright Scholar.

City of Chicago Math League Names Award in Honor of Chicago UTEP's Doug O'Roark
In recognition of Chicago UTEP Director of Secondary Math and Biology Doug O’Roark’s long-standing service, the City of Chicago Math League has named an award in his honor: the O’Roark Award.

Urban Sociologist and Author Pedro Noguera Inspires Chicago UTEP Students at Book Club Event
Pedro Noguera joined Chicago UTEP students, past and present, to discuss the work of teaching in urban classrooms.

Urban Teacher Education Program Clinical Instructors Foster Growth for Both Teacher and Student
A dedicated group of master educators trains the next generation of teacher-leaders.

Chicago UTEP Students Believe $11.6 Million Grant Will Attract and Strengthen Future Applicants and Chicago Public School Teachers
Chicago UTEP students and staff celebrate ability to support current and former students and expand program for future applicants.

Secondary Certification Program in Mathematics and Science Focuses on Classroom Experience, Urban Context and Strong Supports
In the fall of 2009, individuals of diverse backgrounds joined together to become the first cohort of students trained by the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program (Chicago UTEP) to teach high school math and science.