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LMU School of Education and Queen’s University Belfast Partner in Teacher Exchange

What can educators at Catholic and Protestant schools in Northern Ireland learn from their counterparts 5,000 miles away at traditional public schools and public charter schools around Los Angeles – and vice versa? Those answers will be gleaned from a collaboration between Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education and Queen’s University Belfast – an international […]

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LMU Receives Major Federal Grant to Support English Learners in Los Angeles Unified School District

Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education has secured a $2.7 million federal grant in collaboration with Los Angeles Unified School District and the Sobrato Family Foundation to provide a comprehensive early literacy program and increase the pipeline of highly qualified bilingual teachers. The 5-year partnership will support professional development for up to 84 in-service teachers […]

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SOE Partners to Host Unprecedented Statewide Convening of California Teachers

The LMU School of Education is pleased to announce it will take on a leadership role in planning and hosting Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a one-of-a-kind event where more than 20,000 teachers across the state will gather at 33 locations on July 31 to build powerful networks, share successful classroom practices and access effective […]

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VIDEO: SOE’s Partnership with Playa Vista Elementary School

The innovative partnership between the School of Education’s Elementary Education Teacher Preparation Program and Playa Vista Elementary School has been featured in LMU’s Slice of LMU video series. At Playa Vista Elementary, LMU student teachers gain invaluable experience in real-world classrooms while learning to integrate theory with practice. Located below the LMU bluff, Playa Vista […]

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Emilio Solano

Alum is Recognized with the TFA Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

Emilio Solano, a 2012 graduate of the LMU/Teach For America Los Angeles Partnership program, was named a recipient of the 2014 TFA Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching. Solano teaches seventh and eighth grade history and ethnic studies at the Sandra Cisneros Campus of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles. “The award is a […]

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The LMU SOE delegation with the Teach for the Philippines leadership. Click to view more photos.

SOE Delegation Visits the Philippines

In January, a delegation from the LMU School of Education visited the Philippines to meet with the Secretary of Education for the Philippines and the leadership of Teach for the Philippines in order to open a dialogue between our two countries on education. Dean Shane P. Martin, Associate Dean Kathy Ash and Edmundo Litton, chair […]

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Wendy Kopp Honoraray Degree

Watch Wendy Kopp’s LMU Honorary Doctorate Acceptance Speech

On September 17, Loyola Marymount University recognized Wendy Kopp with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for her service to education; she founded Teach For America in 1990 and co-founded the global Teach For All network in 2007. As Teach For America’s exclusive university partner in California, the LMU School of Education provides graduate […]

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