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African Studies Center K-12 Programs

  • UCLA African Studies Center
  • The ASC is dedicated to the production and dissemination of knowledge about Africa, ranging from cutting-edge research in the social, human and natural sciences to K-12 outreach and pedagogical reform. ASC has developed a diversified approach to engaging teachers and is committed to providing both academic and practical experience for teachers interested in integrating Africa into their classroom.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-3686 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Professional Development, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K - 12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Art of Tea Curriculum

  • International Institute
  • K-12 curriculum unit based on the UCLA Fowler Museum exhibit, Steeped in History: The Art of Tea.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-4811 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Arts Camp

  • School of Theater, Film and Television
  • A summer experience for people between the ages of 14 and 20. These are the most professional, intensive and creative summer workshop for youths that are offered by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. The program consists of one, two and three week workshops in various disciplines of the performing and media arts which are patterned after the professional and academic curriculums offered in the school itself.

  • Contact: Myrl A. Schreibman | Ph: 310-206-6879 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, College Credit, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (8-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Arts Education Program

  • School of the Arts and Architecture
  • Provides eight weeks of arts-based curriculum in under-resourced LAUSD public schools by pairing UCLA Arts majors, Visual and Performing Arts Education minors and Arts Education Teaching Sequence participants with K-12 guiding teachers, primarily working at the UCLA Community School, the Lab School and the UCLA Tie-In Schools

  • Contact: Julia Carnahan | Ph: 310-794-4822 |
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Classes and Workshops, Group Served: "Educators, Students", Grade Level: K - 12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

ArtsBridge

  • School of Theater, Film and Television
  • Brings the arts into Los Angeles public schools by sending UCLA theater students into classrooms to work with teachers.

  • Contact: Pat Harter | Ph: 310-206-7217 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Asia Institute Workshops for K-12 Educators

  • UCLA Asia Institute
  • Promotes Asian Studies and fosters greater understanding of Asia through a wide variety of research support, public programs, and community outreach.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-0007 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Assertive Communication Training Game

  • Center for Community Health
  • A social skills training program aimed to impact behavior in the classroom, which may generalize to overall achievement. The ACT game consists of 24 sessions that fall into 6 modules.

  • Contact: Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus | Ph: 310-794-8278 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (3-6), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Astronomy Live!

  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Outreach events for students which includes demos and activities for kids, workshops, faculty & graduate student talks, planetarium shows, & solar telescope viewing.

  • Contact: Laura Vican | Ph: 401-525-1338 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Classroom Resources, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Athletics Camps & Clinics

  • Athletics
  • Over the course of the summer, fall, and winter, over 80 sessions of camp are offered, in 14 different sports: athletic performance, baseball, basketball, diving, football, gymnastics, soccer, speed and power, swimming, rowing, tennis, track and field (long and triple jump, high jump, sprints, hurdles, pole vault, throwing) volleyball and water polo. They range from Day Camps with campers as young as six years old, to Overnight Camps for high schoolers as old as 18.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-206-3550 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (1-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Athletics for Youth

  • Athletics
  • Program provides complimentary tickets to selected UCLA Athletic events to non-profit children's organizations and other charitable community groups.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-206-5990 | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Brain Bee

  • Brain Research Institute UCLA
  • Competition designed to stimulate high school students to learn about neuroscience.

  • Contact: Amy Sweetman | Ph: 323-953-4000 ext. 2931 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

  • UCLA Westwood Child Care Center
  • Provides childcare for children (infants to Pre-K) of UCLA staff and faculty. Highly skilled teachers provide the environment and experiences from which children learn and grow.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-481-0664 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Child Care & Schools, Info & Advice, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: PreK, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Bruin Kids Club

  • Athletics
  • Members will have the opportunity to meet new friends, participate in exclusive Kids Club events, and attend sporting events to cheer on their favorite Bruins. This club will provide members with a chance to become a part of the excitement of UCLA Athletics.

  • Contact: Rachel Lofton | Ph: 310-267-4867 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students , Grade Level: K-8, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Bruin Woods Family Resort

  • Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Family fun and entertainment at Bruin Woods Resort in Lake Arrowhead.

  • Contact: Ph: 909-337-2478 | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Summer Camp, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

BruinCorps

  • Student Affairs
  • Goal is to provide equal access to educational opportunities. UCLA students tutor children in under-resourced communities in targeted Los Angeles area schools and community base organizations. The BruinCorps VISTA Program sponsors a College Career Center project in middle schools and community-based organizations in the Los Angeles area.

  • Contact: Debra Pounds | Ph: 310-794-5686 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Info & Advice, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: (3-9), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

California Mathematics Project

  • University of California
  • Mission is to develop and enhance teachers' content knowledge and instructional strategies aligned with the California State Board of Education adopted California Mathematics Content Standards and Framework.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

CEED's K-12 Programs

  • Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity
  • Designed to both increase college-going rates of under-represented youth, and increase the number of urban youths interested in a prepared for majors in science, technology, engineering & mathematics. This program is available to certain LAUSD schools and the Inglewood school district.

  • Contact: Enrique Ainsworth | Ph: 310-206-6493 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Classes & Workshops, Professional Development, Group Served: "Educators, Students", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

CENS High School Scholars Program

  • Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS)
  • Provides research opportunities in which students conduct hands-on computer science research, learn more about life as a college student, and prepare for college and future careers.

  • Contact: Karen Kim | Ph: 310-206-3026 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (10-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Chemistry and Biochemistry Tutoring List

  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Tutoring List for Winter 2011.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Group Served: "Parents, Students, Educators", Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Child Care Resources

  • Early Care & Education
  • Early Care and Education professionals foster the development of children and create a strong foundation for lifelong learning by providing developmentally appropriate education and quality care, support for families and resources for the community.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-5086 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Child Care & Schools, Info & Advice, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: PreK, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Chinese Language Programs in Los Angeles

  • Confucius Institute
  • List of schools in Southern California that offer Chinese Language Programs.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

CityLab at UCLA

  • CityLab
  • Science educational program run by UCLA undergraduate and graduate students to introduce high school students in the Los Angeles area to the rapidly developing world of biotechnology though hands on laboratory experience.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-794-5536 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Visit UCLA, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

CNSI Nanoscience Lab

  • CNSI / Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • At the Nanoscience Lab, students will learn some of the key concepts of nanoscience and nanotechnology, through seminars, hands-on experiments, analyzing collected data, and seeing the instruments that enable this science.

  • Contact: Jia Chen | Ph: 310-983-1387 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, College Credit, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (10-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

College Counseling Certificate

  • UCLA Extension
  • This online program is designed to be a preparation for counseling high school students effectively and helping them identify their postsecondary options.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-9971 | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, College Credit, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

College Library AP High School Card

  • College Library
  • The College Library in Powell offers free College Library cards to Advanced Placement High School students. They also offer a free annual workshop for high school and community college librarians, to help them better prepare their students for information researching and critical thinking at a college/university level, and for a lifetime.

  • Contact: Esther Grassian | Ph: 310-206-4410 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Info & Advice, Professional Development, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

College-Level Classes

  • Summer Sessions and Special Programs
  • High school students are invited to enroll in college-level classes.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-4101 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, College Credit, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Community Schools

  • Graduate School for Education & Information Studies
  • UCLA Community School is an innovative K-12 learning environment that prepares all students for college, work, and civic participation. The instructional program is community-based, learner-centered, and university-assisted.

  • Contact: Claudia Garcia | Ph: 213-480-3750 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Child Care & Schools, Group Served: "Students, Parents", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Cub Tours

  • Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools
  • Provides tours for elementary and junior high school students.

  • Contact: Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-8, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Curtis Center for Mathematics and Teaching

  • Department of Mathematics
  • Aims to provide high quality mathematics activity for students in local schools. We hope to provide students with a view of mathematics as a creative reasoning and problem solving activity, with intrinsic beauty and meaningful application.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Classroom Resources, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Design for Sharing

  • UCLA Live
  • Provides free tickets and participatory programs to public schools and local community organizations, allowing thousands of students and teachers to attend world-class performances at UCLA Live.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-7681 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Early Academic Outreach Program

  • Student Affairs
  • EAOP is an academic preparation program that works collaboratively with families, educators, schools, communities, and various departments to provide students with challenging academic enrichment activities to promote and cultivate a college culture.

  • Contact: Debra Pounds | Ph: 310-794-5681 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Classroom Resources, Professional Development, Info & Advice, Group Served: "Parents, Students, Educators", Grade Level: (6-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Engineering Online Tutoring & Mentoring Program

  • Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Need help with your Algebra or Calculus homework problem RIGHT NOW? Perhaps you have a Physics exam tomorrow and have a study question that no one at home can help you with. If this is you, or you simply have a question about becoming an Engineer or Engineering college student, then join the UCLA Engineering Online Tutoring & Mentoring Program. UCLA Engineering students are volunteer program tutors, and they are waiting to help you! Click on your school link below and post your question in the Tutorial Room or in the discussion forum now.

  • Contact: William Herrera | Ph: 310-825-9478 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Info & Advice, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

English Tutors

  • Department of English
  • English tutors available for those students who require reinforcement in a particular English subject. To request a list of English Tutors, please send an email to Rick at rickster@ucla.edu.

  • Contact: Rick Fagin | Email |
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classroom Resources, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Exploring Computer Science

  • Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
  • K-12/University partnership with a mission to increase and enhance the computer science learning opportunities in the Los Angeles Unified School District and to broaden the participation of African-American, Latino/a, and female students in learning computer science.

  • Contact: David Bernier | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Info & Advice, Classroom Resources, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Extension's Education Department

  • UCLA Extension
  • Extension's Education Department provides staff development, in-service, and professional outreach to practitioners at all levels of education. You can earn university professional development credit applicable to state licensing/credentialing requirements, salary advancement, or university/college degrees.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-9971 | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, College Credit, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Fowler Museum's K-12 School Programs

  • Fowler Museum
  • The primary mission of the Fowler's Education Department is to strengthen global arts and humanities education, particularly at the K-12 level, by helping to increase understanding of our world's cultural and artistic traditions.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-4361 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Professional Development, Classroom Resources, Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Educators, Students", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Fowler School Group Tours

  • Fowler Museum
  • Tours encourage students to explore the diverse peoples of the world, their arts, traditions, and beliefs with a visit to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Our school visits offer many opportunities to excite, engage, and challenge students of all ages and abilities.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-206-5663 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Geffen Playhouse

  • Programs make professional theatrical productions available to students who may never have the opportunity to see live theatre. (Free matinee performances are available for students, as well as tours for K-12.)

  • Contact: Ph: 310-208-6500 ext. 156 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Hammer Kids

  • Armand Hammer Museum
  • Provides a variety of children's activities such as writing workshops, family movie screening events, and arts exhibitions.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-443-7000 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Classes & Workshops, Info & Advice, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (2-9), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Hammer Museum Tours

  • Armand Hammer Museum
  • Provides guided tours of the Armand Hammer Museum and other areas within the Arts.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-443-7041 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (2-9), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

  • UCLA Gardens & Parks
  • Tours transport visitors to the traditional ancient gardens of Kyoto, which were closed to the public. Experience the colorful Koi fish, an original Tea House from Kyoto, the 5 tier Pagoda overlooking the streams and waterfalls.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-794-0320 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Students, Educators, Parents", Grade Level: (6-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

High School Nanoscience Program

  • California NanoSystems Institute
  • This program trains science teachers nanoscience experiments, supports teachers? effort to use nanoscience topics in teaching the science standards, and provides one free kit each workshop for teachers to use with 90-180 students.

  • Contact: Jia Chen | Ph: 310-983-1387 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: "Educators, Students", Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

History-Geography Project

  • Center X
  • The UCLA History-Geography Project is committed to building a network of teacher-scholars devoted to enhancing history-social science education in the Los Angeles region. We build this network through carefully designed professional development opportunities that focus on current history/social science research and pedagogy.

  • Contact: Estela Diaz | Ph: (310) 206-9796 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

How the Brain Works

  • UCLA Health System
  • These brief videos provide an introductory appreciation of how we learn skills and information, move, think, feel, speak and remember.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Info & Advice, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

HSSEAS High School Summer Research Program

  • Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (HSSEAS) in conjunction with the Engineering Science Corps Outreach Program offers an eight-week summer program where it encourages all of its high school participants to consider a future in engineering. We offer research opportunities in all areas of Engineering and partner our students with a UCLA Engineering Professor and a graduate team (program mentors). Students conduct their research on the UCLA campus in UCLA Engineering Labs and Facilities. Individual research or a group project will be assigned to the students for the eight-week program.

  • Contact: William Herrera | Ph: 310-825-9478 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Classes & Workshops, Summer Camps, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (10-11), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

I'm Going to College

  • Athletics
  • Program couples the excitement and tradition of UCLA Athletic events with a message about the importance of higher education.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-206-5990 | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Infant Development Program

  • Psychology Department
  • The Infant Development Program (IDP) has two primary functions: 1) to offer quality group care for infants and toddlers of the students, staff, and faculty of UCLA, and 2) to serve as a teaching and research facility for the Psychology Department and UCLA community.

  • Contact: Alma Cortes | Ph: 310-825-2896 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Child Care & Schools, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: PreK, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Initiatives for Educators

  • Center X
  • Programs and projects that support educators at all stages of their career.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Professional Development, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Interaxon

  • Undergraduate Neuroscience Educational Outreach Group
  • Mission is to create and foster interest, excitement, and curiosity about the brain. We travel to schools in disadvantaged Los Angeles areas to work with students at schools receiving poor funding in the sciences.

  • Contact: Dr. Joseph Watson | Ph: 310-825-7587 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Intervention Program

  • Early Care and Development
  • Program goals are: 1) to provide educational and therapeutic services which promote development and quality of life for children and families; 2) to assist parents and extended family members as they adapt to and plan for the unique needs of their young child.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-4821 | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Info & Advice, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: PreK, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

John Snow Youth Gold Medal Paper and History

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • This site is devoted to the life and times of Dr. John Snow, a legendary figure in the history of public health, epidemiology and anesthesiology. Students have the opportunity enter a contest for National History Day about Dr. Snow and learn about his legacy.

  • Contact: Joy Miller | Ph: 310-206-3901 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classroom Resources, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Kid's Art Museum Project

  • Armand Hammer Museum
  • Provides arts museum projects, intensive workshops & experiences for children in the carefree atmosphere of the Hammer courtyard.

  • Contact: James Freeman | Ph: 310-443-7073 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: PreK-9, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Language Materials Project

  • International Institute
  • Download communicative lesson plans and tools, learn about the foreign language learning framework, or link to US resources for K-12 foreign language teachers.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Info & Advice, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Latin American Institute (LAI)

  • Latin American Institute
  • Outreach at the LAI offer academic enrichment and professional development opportunities to local K-12 educators. Funded through a Title VI Federal Area Studies grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the LAI workshops offer analyses of major themes related to the Latin American Region. The workshops include comparative and cross-regional presentations and lectures, as well as curriculum innovation sessions facilitated by certified curriculum experts.

  • Contact: Gloria Tovar | Ph: 310-825-4572 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Management Development for Early Childhood Educators

  • UCLA Anderson
  • Certificate programs that provide leadership and management training to participants, enabling them to implement strategic improvements within their organizations.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-206-1283 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Professional Development, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Math Circle

  • Department of Mathematics
  • Top-tier math circle, free and open to students interested in mathematics and eager to learn.

  • Contact: Olga Radko | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (1-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Math Program Content for Teachers

  • The Curtis Center
  • Courses for teachers who wish to increase their competence and confidence in school mathematics.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-794-6588 | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Classroom Resources, College Credit, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project

  • University of California
  • MDTP serves Los Angeles and Ventura county teachers by distributing, scoring, and reporting the results of tests that measure student readiness for secondary mathematics courses. The diagnostic information resulting from MDTP testing can help students and teachers identify specific areas where additional study or review is needed. New online testing services provide immediate results and enhanced reporting capabilities. The UCLA Site Director is also available to help teachers in the appropriate use of MDTP materials.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-9477 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Professional Development, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement

  • University of California
  • Assists students at middle and senior high schools (and some elementary schools) so they excel in math and science and become competitively eligible for the most rigorous colleges and universities. The MSP partners with teachers, administrators, school district officials and industry representatives to provide this academic enrichment model.

  • Contact: Enrique Ainsworth | Ph: 310-206-6493 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Professional Development, Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: "Parents, Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Mathematics Project

  • Center X
  • The UCLA Mathematics Project (UCLAMP) is part of a statewide program that strives to make a positive impact on math teachers and their students. The project's goal is to enhance the skill sets of K-12 math teachers who can in turn increase their students' ability to succeed. Based on twenty-five years of experience UCLAMP has developed a program that is helping to make significant differences in the quality of teaching in urban schools.

  • Contact: Karolee Koehn Hurtado | Ph: (310) 206-7351 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden Tours

  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Offers free docent led tours as part of its public education program. Tours are designed for specific ages, interests, restrictions, and the scientific knowledge of the visitors.

  • Contact: Carol Felixson | Ph: 310-206-3887 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Model United Nations Summer Institute

  • UCLA International Institute
  • UCLA offers a week-long intensive in-residence International Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs: Model United Nations Summer Institute for high school students who are interested in international diplomacy and foreign affairs.

  • Contact: Ph: (310) 825-4101 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, College Credit, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (9 - 12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Music Education Outreach

  • Department of Music
  • 1) The Gluck Educational ensemble provides schoolchildren in Los Angeles with a sequential arts-in-education program when music programs may be otherwise limited or absent. 2) The Opera Outreach program is committed to providing in-depth music and arts experiences for students in Los Angeles-area schools. 3) UCLA Music Partnership Program sends UCLA music students into Los Angeles' most under-served inner-city communities to provide music training and mentoring to talented at-risk youth.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-4761 | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Classroom Resources, Group Served: "Educators, Students", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

National Center for History in the Schools UCLA

  • Threefold mission is to develop and provide teachers with curricular materials that will engage students in exciting explorations of U.S. and World History; professional development for K-12 history teachers; and to collaborate with schools in building their history curricula.

  • Contact: Kelly Lytle Hernandez | Ph: 310-825-3884 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Info & Advice, Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Near Eastern Studies K-12 Outreach

  • Center for Near Eastern Studies
  • The Center's outreach activities in the area of K-12 education strive to create dynamic and diverse professional development opportunities for Los Angeles-based school teachers.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-1181 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Info & Advice, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

OceanGLOBE Program

  • Marine Science Center
  • A hands-on, outdoor marine science research project in which students are the principal investigators. By doing scientific work repetitively over an extended time period students learn about how science is done as much as they learn science content.

  • Contact: Bob Perry | Ph: 310-206-8247 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

On Campus Housing Walking Tour

  • Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Student-led tours last about 60 minutes and generally include a visit to two different room types, a room in one of the traditional high-rise residence halls, a room in one of the residential plaza buildings, or one of the residential suites.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Students, Parents", Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Outreach World

  • Center for Near Eastern Studies
  • A comprehensive one-stop resource for teaching international and area studies and foreign languages in the pre-collegiate classroom.

  • Contact: Jim Robbins | Ph: 310-825-4060 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Parent Project

  • Center X
  • This project brings parents of diverse ethnic backgrounds together to share their expertise and to experience interactive California Curriculum Framework presentations by the UCLA Center X Subject Matter Projects. Parents have an opportunity to dialogue with principals, visit classrooms, and explore assessment practices. The participants then design action plans to implement change at their local school sites. Parents join educators as a necessary part of professional development that will improve schools for all children.

  • Contact: Karolee Koehn Hurtado | Ph: (310) 206-7351 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Parenting & Children's Friendship Program

  • Semel Institute
  • Offers parent-assisted social skills group programs for children in elementary school (beginning at end of 1st grade) who are having problems making and/or keeping friends. Also offers parent training/behavior modification programs for parents with children (starting at age 2) and early adolescents (age 12-15).

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-0142 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: "Parents, Students", Grade Level: K-10, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Partnership with AIDS Ambassadors Program

  • UCLA AIDS Institute
  • Uses elements of the 'Knowledge Is Power' campaign to support a peer-to-peer HIV prevention program in public and private city schools. The Institute developed this program to provide life-saving information to young people as they begin to settle into their sexual identities and adopt patterns of behavior that will last into adulthood.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classroom Resources, Group Served: "Parents, Students, Educators", Grade Level: (6-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Physics & Astronomy K-6 Connection

  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Provides elementary school teachers with ideas, activities, and instructional support to include basic physics and astronomy in their lesson plans.

  • Contact: Bill Layton | Ph: 310-206-8298 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-6, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Planetarium Shows

  • Division of Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • The UCLA Planetarium offers planetarium shows, telescope shows and other astronomical activies free of charge to school and educational groups.

  • Contact: Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Educators, Students", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Principal Leadership

  • Center X
  • The purpose of the Principal Leadership Institute (PLI) is to recruit, train, and support a diverse group of individuals committed to the principles of academic excellence, equity, and integrity as a way to maximize achievement and opportunity for students in urban schools. The PLI at UCLA has designed a rigorous 15 month program aligned with the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders that will prepare the next generation of urban school leaders. The program grants a Master's degree and completion of the courses required for the California Tier 1 Administrative Credential.

  • Contact: Nataly Birch | Ph: 310-267-4905 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, College Credit, Group Served: Educators , Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Professional Development at UCLA Lab School

  • Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
  • Our professional development programs for educators offer a dynamic learning experience in an inspiring, collaborative environment. We provide support for helping students become active, engaged learners who have the academic foundation to be successful in an increasingly complex world.

  • Contact: Shernice Lazare | Ph: 310-825-1325 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: PreK-6, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Professional Development Resources

  • Confucius Institute
  • List of Teacher Education & Professional Development resources for educators.

  • Contact: Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Info & Advice, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills (PEERS)

  • Semel Institute
  • PEERS is a manualized, social skills training intervention for adolescents and young adults. It has a strong evidence-base for use with teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, but is also appropriate for teens and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and other socioemotional problems.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-267-3377 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (8-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Project Brainstorm

  • Brain Research Institute UCLA
  • Science education outreach program designed to stimulate interest in science for children and young adults by providing hands-on learning experiences that emphasize the function and importance of the brain.

  • Contact: Dr. Joseph Watson | Ph: 310-825-7587 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Reading and Literature Project

  • Center X
  • The California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP) is one of the California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP), a statewide professional development network comprised of the nine disciplines required for graduation from high school and university admission. The CRLP goal is to design programs that identify, develop and provide effective instruction in English Language Arts for all students, with a particular focus on English Learners and developing readers.

  • Contact: Araceli Berenice Urena | Ph: 310-206-7574 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Reading Days

  • Athletics
  • Program that endeavors to positively affect the reading habits of elementary and middle school students involved in local library reading programs throughout the course of the year.

  • Contact: Contact your local library. | Website
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  • Program Type: Info & Advice, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-8, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Recreation Summer Camps

  • Cultural and Recreational Affairs
  • Offers a wide variety of summer camps for children in grades K-12. Located at UCLA, the camps - Bruin Tots, Bruin Kids, Bruins on Broadway, and Camps Explore, Voyager, Adventure and Extreme - emphasize each child's needs and personal development within a group setting.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-3701 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Riordan Scholars Program

  • UCLA Anderson
  • Encourage students with guidance and mentorship to consider careers in business and prepare them to be admissible to top universities.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-206-3596 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (10-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Science and Engineering of the Environment of Los Angeles GK-12

  • NSF-funded program that pairs graduate fellows from UCLA with science teachers in the LA and Culver City unified school districts to focus on issues such as urbanization, global and regional climate change drought, floods, fires, earthquakes, and more.

  • Contact: Terri Hogue | Ph: 310-794-4239 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Science Mathematics Achievement and Research Training for Students (SMARTS)

  • Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity
  • SMARTS, a free commuter program, is sponsored by the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity (CEED). Its purpose is to increase the number of high school students in urban areas who are interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) based fields. SMARTS offers a six-week summer college preparatory program in these fields for 30 - 40 students. Some of the students admitted to SMARTS will also participate in the Research Apprentice Program, a paid summer internship.

  • Contact: Enrique Ainsworth | Ph: 310-206-6493 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (10 - 11), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Science Project

  • Center X
  • The UCLA Science Project works with both novice and experienced science educators by providing a variety of events designed to facilitate a deep understanding of science content material and a large repertoire of highly-effective, research-based teaching strategies that can be used in the science classroom.

  • Contact: Aldo Garcia | Ph: 310-825-7121 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve Tours

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • The 3-hour school programs focus on chaparral and fire ecology, geology, and early location Native American and homestead history, including a 1.5 mile hike on the Stunt High Trail.

  • Contact: Carol Felixson | Ph: 310-206-3887 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Summer Camp at UCLA Lab School

  • Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
  • Taught by UCLA Lab School faculty, our classes are designed to actively involve children in the learning process. They provide a boost in science, math, reading, writing, social studies and art, all in the context of a nurturing, caring and fun environment. Our campus adds to the enjoyment by offering a relaxing, natural setting, with several play yards and even a Redwood Forest. Sports Camp and Extended Day continue the fun with plenty of time to play, learn new skills and enjoy friends.

  • Contact: Shernice Lazare | Ph: 310-825-1325 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Group Served: "Parents, Students", Grade Level: PreK-6, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Summer High School Language Program

  • The Center for World Languages/ National Heritage Language Resource Center
  • Five-week introduction designed for students wishing to immerse themselves in their heritage language, culture, and customs.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-2510 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Summer Institutes

  • Summer Sessions and Special Programs
  • UCLA Summer Sessions and Special Programs offers summer programs to motivated high school students who would like to get a jump-start on their college career and gain enrichment in a variety of interesting and challenging subjects.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-4101 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Summer Math and Science Honor Academy (SMASH)

  • Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity
  • SMASH - a free residential pre-college program, will host 30 current ninth grade students to participate in a five-week, intensive, math and science academy. SMASH is geared toward high achieving, economically disadvantaged, high school students who are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The goals of SMASH are to: Prepare students from underrepresented communities to be competitive in STEM related studies at competitive universities, educate students about graduate school opportunities and encourage them to eventually attend in order to further pursue professional, STEM-related studies or careers and encourage a sense of social responsibility through promotion of critical thinking, civic awareness and leadership.

  • Contact: Enrique Ainsworth | Ph: 310-206-6493 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: "Students, Educators", Grade Level: 9, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Teacher Education Program

  • Center X
  • To serve a wide range of aspiring and accomplished educators, UCLA's Center X offers several pathways that culminate in an M.Ed. and/or Teaching Credential.

  • Contact: Jackie Honda | Ph: 310-794-2133 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

Teachers' Summer Institute on Africa

  • UCLA African Studies Center
  • Teachers' Institute on Africa, an Institute designed for intermediate and secondary school humanities, social science, and language arts teachers who are interested in strengthening and enriching their course content on Africa. Each summer, teachers complete our course and go on to incorporate Africa related content into their classes. An exciting offshoot of this program involves the planning and development of an on-line compendium of the participants' most successful lesson plans.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-3686 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, Info & Advice, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: (5-12), Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Teaching Heritage Languages: An Online Workshop

  • International Institute
  • Two self-paced online tutorials designed for teachers of world and heritage languages.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-4811 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classroom Resources, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

The UCLA Family Commons

  • Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
  • The UCLA Family Commons is a new kind of wellness center that offers family coaching, parenting workshops, and classes in martial arts, mindful awareness, arts and yoga, for all ages. Our family coaches and instructors provide tools and information, practical solutions, and activities that help families raise the healthiest children possible.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-395-5650 | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Classes & Workshops, Info & Advice, Group Served: "Students, Parents", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

UCLA Lab School

  • Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
  • An innovative school for children and a laboratory for teachers and researchers. The practices developed and refined here have an impact on K-12 education around the world. Inside the classroom, the process starts with a curriculum aligned with state and national standards. The teacher listens to students and guides their experiences to incorporate the children's interests and respond to their learning needs. As the children learn and explore, they represent their understanding in a variety of ways, helping the teacher find new opportunities to guide the process further.

  • Contact: Shernice Lazare | Ph: 310-825-1325 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Child Care & Schools, Group Served: "Parents, Students", Grade Level: PreK-6, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

UCLA Tie-INS

  • Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
  • TIE-INS (Together In Education In Neighborhood Schools) is a collaboration between UCLA and Nora Sterry Elementary School, Brockton Avenue Elementary School, Emerson Middle School, and University High School. The collaboration enables children of UCLA employees who live outside the attendance area to go to these three public schools, which are near the UCLA campus. In exchange, UCLA with guidance from the schools leaders provides assistance and enrichment in support of high achievement for all students in these schools.

  • Contact: Nataly Birch | Ph: 310-267-4905 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Info&Adivce, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

UCLA Writing Workshop

  • UCLA Writing Programs
  • For over twenty years, UCLA Writing Programs has helped undergraduates successfully meet the challenges of a university education. Through a new, three-week summer workshop, UCLA's highly regarded writing specialists will now help college-bound students prepare for those challenges. It will address such essential tasks as the timed essay exam and the effective e-mail. All activities will demystify the unstated differences between college and high school writing. The summer workshop will also attend to the college application process, including the application essay. This writer's workshop is ideal for the ambitious high school student who wants to start a step ahead.

  • Contact: Asiroh Cham | Ph: 310-206-1145 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Classes & Workshops, College Credit, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (9-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

UniCamp

  • Student Groups
  • Enables and inspires children from low-income families to envision brighter futures by sending them, along with student volunteers, to its residential outdoor summer camp.

  • Contact: Bradley Ostrander | Ph: 310-208-8252 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Summer Camp, Group Served: Students, Grade Level: (4-12), Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

University Parents Nursery School

  • The University Parents Nursery School (UPNS) is a cooperative school that cares for the children (aged 2-5) of UCLA students, staff and faculty. As a cooperative school, UPNS is run by its members, who contribute to the smooth operation of the school. UPNS employees a qualified and caring staff of early child care educators, offering morning, afternoon, and full day programs. Activities include arts and crafts, storytelling, music and rhythms, games, sand and water play, clay and playdough, cooking, nutrition education, and a wide variety of outdoor play.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-397-2735 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Child Care & Schools, Group Served: Parents , Grade Level: PreK, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship:

UCLA Early Care and Education: University Village Kindergarten

  • Early Care and Education
  • The Kindergarten program is only available to children of full-time UCLA students, UCLA-paid staff and faculty members. This full-day, year-round program offers a science-based curriculum designed to enhance literacy, math, critical thinking and social skills. Please note that the grade levels served by ECE are from age 2 months to 5 years.

  • Contact: Ph: 310-825-5086 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Child Care & Schools, Group Served: Parents, Grade Level: PreK, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: Yes

Visualization Portal

  • Academic Technology Services
  • The Visualization Portal (commonly referred to as virtual reality rooms or immersive environments) is an entryway into much of the research and instruction being done at UCLA.

  • Contact: Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Weather Tour

  • UCLA Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
  • Tour the weather station with staff meteorologist who will show students the equipment behind meteorology, explain the terminology, and answer questions.

  • Contact: James Murakami | Ph: 310-825-2418 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Visit UCLA, Group Served: "Educators, Students", Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: No, Scholarship:

Writing Project

  • Center X
  • Works with elementary through university teachers of all disciplines, who collaborate on finding the best strategies for helping their own students become good, enthusiastic writers. We focus on all students, including English learners, students in under-resourced schools, and students who are among the highest achievers.

  • Contact: Yolanda Reyna | Ph: (310) 206-9796 | Email | Website
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  • Program Type: Professional Development, Classes & Workshops, Group Served: Educators, Grade Level: K-12, Tuition or Fees: Yes, Scholarship: