Berkeley Teacher Education Program (BTEP)

The Berkeley Teacher Education Program prepares teachers who are committed to co-creating powerful and enriching classrooms that embody the values, relationships, and experiences of a more just world.
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BTEP is a 15-month MA/credential program that offers the following pathways:

  • Elementary/Multiple Subject Pathway (K-6/8)

  • Secondary Math and Science Pathways (Learn about Secondary STEM Opportunities through the Oakland Teacher Residency) 

  • Secondary English Pathway 

  • Secondary History/Social Science Pathway 

BTEP also offers supplemental authorizations in the following areas: 

BTEP Faculty and Students

Learn more about BTEP from our prerecorded Information Webinar that can be accessed here. 

After viewing the webinar, you can sign up to attend weekly Q&A office hours via Zoom to get further questions answered. Q&A sessions are offered biweekly on Wednesdays from 12-12:45 California time, and are not required but a great chance to discuss the program in depth.  Sign Up for Q&A Sessions Here.

NEW! Attend a virtual Pathway-specific Brown Bag lunch! 

You are invited to bring your lunch to Berkeley Way West, or to your computer and join BTEP Faculty Advisors and current students for informal conversation to learn more the BTEP experience.

Brown bag lunches will be held on the following dates:

Monday, October 17th (12-1PM) - in person at Berkeley Way West
Friday, November 4 (12-1PM) - online via Zoom