A $300,000 gift from SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union will launch the Teacher Academy within UCI's School of Education.

Putting Teachers First

The UCI School of Education announced it will launch a K-12 professional development Teacher Academy with the help of a $300,000 gift from SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union.

“The Teacher Academy is envisioned as a national model for state-of-the-art teacher training and professional development, as well as effective dissemination of advances in the science of teaching,” said Richard Arum, dean of the School of Education. “Building collaborations with our local schools is a priority, and we are grateful to SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union for its generous support.”

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