The Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline is grounded in social justice and works to cultivate and sustain innovative, resilient, and effective educators for urban schools and their communities.
Over 80 courses at ISU focus course content on our partner urban communities with embedded clinical immersion experiences in Chicago.
A four week immersive fellowship that includes classroom experience in CPS summer programming, a community-based internship, professional development, guided reflection, and residency with a host family.
With year-long or semester-based options, ISU student teachers in Chicago are afforded opportunities to live in community-based housing and work in after-school programs.
The Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline and its partners are dedicated to helping graduates find teaching positions in Chicago.
New teachers are offered mentoring with professional development throughout the school year with opportunities for to network and enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.
Preparing Urban Teachers: 2016 Urban Teacher Pipeline (UTP) - Course Development Grant
The Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP) is offering ISU faculty an opportunity to redesign a course they regularly teach so that it better prepares teacher candidates for employment in urban areas, specifically the Chicago, Peoria, and Decatur Public Schools. Access the Request for Proposal (RFP). Application materials are due by 4pm Monday, April 11th, 2016.