School of Education

Urban Education Initiatives

Frontier Center for Urban Education

The Frontier Center for Urban Education supports and initiates promising practices and collaborative efforts in urban education. It serves to foster partnerships between Nazareth College educators and students, urban schools, and community-based organizations.

Urban Teacher Opportunity Partnership Program (UTOPP)

Participate in an internship, extra field placements, and professional development and support designed for urban education. Funding covering up to half of tuition is available for eligible Nazareth students pursuing teaching degrees.

Demetria Lawton

TOC in Action

Rochester School No. 9 teacher Demetria Lawton is in the Teacher Leader Quality Partnership program. She's a graduate of Nazareth's literacy program.