About UChicago UTEP
The University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program (UChicago UTEP) launched in 2003 as one of the first teacher residency programs in the country. It has continued since as a model for urban teacher preparation designed for aspiring teachers who are committed to social justice and educational equity. Today, UChicago UTEP is an integral part of the University of Chicago's Urban Education Institute, which bridges education research and practice to create reliably excellent public schooling.
UChicago UTEP is a graduate program that includes a two-year Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree followed by post-graduation mentorship and coaching for alumni in Chicago. Our work is grounded in a vision by several important beliefs:
Taken together, these beliefs advance our efforts to provide transformative educative experiences and contribute to greater equity and excellence in urban public schooling.