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.
Cleveland Ohio Community Immersion
Learn what the Urban Teaching Cohort is all about.
Urban Teaching Cohort student videos:
Our recent grads share what they've learned through UTC.
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Voices of Stakeholders (What People Say):
Read what Miami students, school officials, and urban
community members say about our program.
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!
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for future UTC students and their parents.
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.
Opening new doors: The Cleveland Urban Cohort
The Cleveland Urban Cohort will build upon the success achieved and lessons learned with the Cincinnati UTC.
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?
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...
Dean Carine Feyten
Carine Feyten, Dean of the School of Education, Health and Society, expresses her support for UTC.
Some of our favorite photos
We'll be showing you our "photo of the week" while we build our online photo album.