TEP provides quality pre-service education and beginning teacher support to radically improve urban schooling in diverse communities in the Los Angeles area.
We also engage our students in a variety of community-based projects and field experiences to encourage their commitment to teach in urban schools, develop their community knowledge, and create a culturally responsive pedagogy.
Who We Serve
We serve students in the Los Angeles Unified School District, specifically in Local Districts East, Central, West and South. We also work in the Centinela Valley Union High School District and in the Lawndale Elementary School District.
Mission and Goals
Sharing in the mission of Center X, we work to transform public schooling to create a more just, equitable, and humane society by preparing highly qualified teachers to work in under-resourced communities.