Urban Teacher Preparation Academy

The Urban Teacher Preparation Academy (UTPA) is one of the nation’s premier teacher preparation programs for candidates driven to make a difference in the urban teaching environment.  This Academy enhances the preparation of pre-service teachers to better serve the diverse needs of students in high-need schools in urban environments.  This unique and growing partnership with Oklahoma City Public Schools consists of current UCO, University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University teacher candidates. Learn more here.

Urban Teacher Prep