Teacher Education



"Forget No Child Left Behind. We want every single child to thrive." 

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UTC Is now on Facebook

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Urban Teaching Cohort

America's future walks through the doors of our urban classrooms every day...


The Urban Teaching Cohort (UTC) is a community-based approach to teacher education. Miami faculty and UTC students collaborate with high-need schools and community-based organizations to prepare teachers who are grounded in the life of the community.

Explore the UTC Guiding Principles.

Check out a slideshow of some of our favorite photos from 2010-2013! Or watch it full screen on Flickr.

Cleveland Ohio Community Immersion
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UTC Program
Learn what the Urban Teaching Cohort is all about.
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Urban Teaching Cohort student videos:
Our recent grads share what they've learned through UTC.
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Community Voices:
Read what Miami students, school officials, and urban community members say about our program.
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Urban Plunge:
The Urban Plunge is a unique overnight experience for Miami students to volunteer and learn more about social justice issues. Free and open to all Miami University Majors!
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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for future UTC students and their parents.
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UTC Program Recognition
The Urban Teaching Cohort was one of the four major programs that contributed to Miami Univeristy's Presidential Award for Service in 2012.
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Opening new doors: The Cleveland Urban Cohort
The Cleveland Urban Cohort will build upon the success achieved and lessons learned with the Cincinnati UTC.
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Over-the-Rhine: The story of a neighborhood
Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood has a long and complex history. But does the media tell us the whole story?
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About UTC Director Dr. Tammy Schwartz
How did a child raised in poverty become a Miami Univeristy faculty member and director of UTC? Dr. Tammy Schwartz shares her story...
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Dean Carine Feyten
Carine Feyten, Dean of the College of Education, Health and Society, expresses her support for UTC.
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Some of our favorite photos
We'll be showing you our "photo of the week" while we build our online photo album.
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View UTC Class 2012-2013 Poster

View UTC Class 2011-2012 Poster

View UTC Class 2010-2011 Poster

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