Urban Teacher Preparation Academy partners with Oklahoma City Public Schools

The Urban Teacher Preparation Academy is an intensive clinical and mentorship program designed to train more qualified and effective teachers for urban schools.
by Kathryn McNutt Modified: November 29, 2013 at 9:25 pm •  Published: November 30, 2013
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The Urban Teacher Preparation Academy is an intensive clinical and mentorship program designed to train more qualified and effective teachers for urban schools.

The academy provides students with a full year of student teaching in an Oklahoma City Public Schools classroom, followed by continued mentorship and professional development throughout the first two years of their teaching careers.

The program originally partnered with three schools: Linwood Elementary, Taft Middle and Capitol Hill High.

Schools for 2013-14 are: Buchanan Elementary, Linwood Elementary, Putnam Heights Elementary, Van Buren Elementary, Jackson Middle, Capitol Hill High, John Marshall High, Northeast Academy, Northwest Classen, Oklahoma Centennial High, Southeast Academy and U.S. Grant High.

For more information, contact Karyn Hutchens, program coordinator, at khutchens@uco.edu or 974-5144.


by Kathryn McNutt
Higher Education Reporter
Kathryn McNutt covers higher education for The Oklahoman and NewsOK. Since joining the staff in August 2000, she also has worked as the Breaking News editor, Metro editor and assistant Local editor. A native of Oklahoma City, she graduated from...
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