Indigenous Teacher Education Project

The Indigenous Teacher Education Project (ITEP) was founded in 2016, through a grant from the US Department of Education. Our mission is to increase the number of Indigenous teachers serving Indigenous students, schools, and communities. 

The ITEP application is now CLOSED

Application will be open Sept. 2-13, 2019 for spring 2020 admission
UA Transfer student application for next cohort will be Dec. 2, 2019
Next Cohort begins: January 15, 2020
For more information contact

ITEP Updates

Partner Districts

Baboquivari Unified School District

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Tucson Unified School District


Casa Blanca Community School

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Land Acknowledgement

The University of Arizona resides on the traditional land of the Tohono O'odham.

We call on all individuals and organizations to open public events and gatherings with acknowledgment of the traditional Indigenous inhabitants of the land.

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