UChicago UTEP in the News

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UChicago UTEP is frequently featured in the news. Read recent examples.

Editorial: Contract should help new teachers become great teachers
Ivy McDaniels, an Urban Teacher Education Program teacher candidate, reflects on the CTU strike and the help teachers need to help their students.
Catalyst Chicago, 10/3/12

Quinn Surprises Golden Apple Award Winner at Murray Language Academy Elizabeth Luna, a mentor teacher for the Urban Teacher Education Program, receives the prestigious Golden Apple Award.
CBS Chicago

One Problem, Six (or More!) Solutions 
Doug O'Roark, director of the Secondary Pathway of the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program, has an article published on problem posing, the benefits of multiple solutions, and the influence of technology and prior knowledge on problem solving.
Mathematics Teacher, September 2011

Chicago Charter Schools Aim to Lift Public Education
Within feature on the Urban Education Institute, the umbrella organization of UChicago UTEP, UChicago UTEP's excellent teacher retention rates and commitment to social justice are highlighted.
Miller-McCune, 8/23/11

Preparing Teachers for a Lifetime in the Classroom
UChicago UTEP highlighted as a teacher residency program that is preparing and keeping teachers in the classroom.
Huffington Post, 6/30/11

Five More Teachers Savor Golden Apples
Eliza Ramirez of cohort 3 has been honored with a Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence.
Chicago Tribune, 5/10/11

UChicago UTEP on Chicago Tonight
UChicago UTEP's distinctive context-specific approach to training urban teachers is featured.
Chicago Tonight

Budget, bureaucracy hamper hiring
Budget issues and hiring timing is pushing new Chicago teachers to take jobs outside of city neighborhood schools. UChicago UTEP Director Kavita Kapadia Matsko comments.
Catalyst, 3/15/2011

Teacher Colleges Emphasizing 'Cultural Competence'
UChicago UTEP alumna Alum Tracie Kenyon discusses how she learned about urban teaching and privilege in the program.
Education Week, 3/15/2011