The University-School Partnerships for the Renewal of Educator Preparation (US PREP) National Center provides on-the-ground support and services to a coalition of university-based teacher preparation programs. The current coalition comprises fifteen school-university partners with a common mission of attracting, training and retaining high quality, racially diverse teachers for underserved communities across the country. Our ultimate goal is to positively impact K-12 students by building teacher candidate content knowledge and competency to meet ALL students where they are and advance their learning by giving them what they need — especially focused on historically underserved students; such as Black, Latinx, Native American, and/or economically disadvantaged students.
In US PREP, coalition members share common teacher preparation program goals. Members are committed to: