and Professional Development
UC Resources for Counselors and Educators
The University of California is involved in the
full spectrum of California education, from kindergarten through
college and beyond to lifelong learning. The following UC resources
and programs are designed to assist K-12 teachers and administrators
statewide in fulfilling a shared commitment to improving our schools
and educating our children.
Development for Teachers
The largest professional development enterprise in California’s
educational system, UC teaches the teachers through California Subject
Matter Projects and California Professional Development Institutes,
which conducted programs for more than 80,000 teachers during 2000-01
through intensive, standards-based institutes and other programs
held throughout California.
Subject Matter Projects
California Teach - 1,000 Teachers
Development in Key Subject Areas:
Standards for Public K-12 Schools
Preparation and Certification
UC recruits, trains and supports K-12 educators at each of its eight
general campuses, and offers multiple routes to teacher credentialing,
including traditional and alternative certification programs.
Programs for Teachers
UC offers programs designed to serve targeted K-12 populations in
collaboration with California colleges and universities.
Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) – UC partners with California high schools to increase
their students' college-going rates
Edward Teller Education Center - This Lawrence Livermore
National Laboratory-based program provides extensive
teacher professional development programs and enrichment
programs for K-12 students in the Central Valley.
UC recognizes that educational leaders, like teachers in the classrooms,
play a critical role in improving the quality of our public schools
and the academic preparation of our students.
Leadership Institutes at Berkeley
UC Resources for Counselors
UC Schools of Education
UC Teaching, Learning
and technology Center (TLtC)
Academic Preparation Research and Evaluation
Research (UC Nexus)
Admissions Research and Student Academic Preparation Evalutation- conducts research
and analysis in support of UC admissions
evaluation of UC outreach programs
Education Partnership Programs
Educational Resources at UC's National
of Science (Berkeley)
Technology Education Programs for Teachers and Students (Livermore)
Education Programs – Los Alamos
With its California Teach program, UC will put 1,000 new science and math teachers annually into California classrooms by 2010.
MESA named among top 5 innovation leaders
The California Mathematics,
Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program has been named
one of the five most innovative public programs in the country.
MESA won the award following a nationwide competition sponsored
by the Ford Foundation, the Kennedy School of Government and the
Council for Excellence in Government.