Berkeley Teacher Education Program (BTEP)

A gift for future teachers and students

Jeff (BA Rhetoric '78) and Patty (BA History '75, single subject teaching credential '76) Williams have a straightforward reason for making an extraordinary gift to the Berkeley School of Education this summer: “We wanted to do something that can make a difference in the world.”

The Patricia and Jeffrey Williams Teacher Education Graduate Fellowship will indeed make a difference by covering the entire cost of attendance at the BSE for an aspiring teacher every year—in perpetuity, beginning with the next cohort of students in summer 2023.

“I am struck by Patty and Jeff’s...

BE3 Co-Director (ELA/History)

Originally from Evanston, Illinois, Sarah Altschul graduated from the GSE's MUSE program in 2003 and taught high school English, ELD and Journalism for over a decade in Hayward and San Lorenzo Unified School Districts.

From 2010-2015 Sarah was a Literacy and Instructional Coach for Oakland Unified, operating out of Elmhurst Community Prep in East Oakland where she designed and taught a school-wide reading intervention program for 6th-8th grade middle school students. As a member of the Instructional Leadership Team Sarah helped to de-track cohorts, implement a new CCSS curriculum...

Sarah W. Freedman

Sarah Warshauer Freedman studies the teaching and learning of written language, as well as ways English is taught in schools. Her research focuses on US schools but also includes cross-national comparisons. Besides studying written language, she is interested in societal divisions that lead to conflict and inequality. She has conducted research on teaching and learning about civics and has studied how adolescents on varied sides of societal divides develop as citizens and civic actors. Her work on societal divides has included research on the role of education in reconstructing societies...

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