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The UFT Teacher Center, now in its 40th year, is a comprehensive professional development program that promotes teacher excellence and academic achievement for all students. The UFT Teacher Center operates throughout the five boroughs of New York City in some 130 school-based sites and numerous borough-based locations.

Drawing on current research and best practices, the UFT Teacher Center’s professional development activities for educators are designed to deepen content knowledge and enhance pedagogical skill. Activities range widely and include intensive in-classroom support, after-school study groups, citywide networks, conferences and seminars.

UFT Teacher Center is a collaboration of the United Federation of Teachers, the New York State Education Department,the New York City Department of Education, participating schools and districts, school support organizations and metropolitan area universities and cultural institutions.

Our Mission

The UFT Teacher Center is a comprehensive professional development program that promotes teacher excellence and student achievement.

We  provide varied professional learning opportunities to enable educators to address the diverse needs of the whole child. The heart of our work is with teachers and students in the classroom including those in our lowest performing schools.

Our Vision

Touch the hearts and minds of students and educators by advancing equity and inspiring Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

 

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