The Department of Urban Education offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, focusing on schooling in urban environments. Our fundamental premise is that public schools are crucial to the cultivation of creative, productive, and politically involved individuals committed to a just and democratic society.

The Department is dedicated to the preparation and professional development of future and current teachers, administrators, and scholars who contribute to the improvement of urban education through their teaching, community involvement, leadership, and research.


How You Will Learn

Through its Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) the department prepares and certifies Rutgers-Newark and NJIT students for professional teaching careers in New Jersey.  A MAT History and teacher certification program is available through a collaboration with the History Department and the Rutgers Graduate School – Newark. The Department of Urban Education also offers non-degree, graduate level online courses



Rutgers University-Newark  (RU-N) offers scholarships for:

  • Students statewide who transfer after earning an associates degree with a household income of $60,000 or less (Full Tuition)

  • Students who are accepted into the RU-N Honors Living-Learning Community (Tuition, plus Room & Board)

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UTEP Induction Newsletter Spring 2018

There are a lot of exciting things happening in the next few weeks! Please check them out here in the attachment.

- Jennifer Jang, UTEP Induction Coach

Spring 2018 UTEP Newsletter

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Urban Education

110 Warren Street
Bradley Hall, Room 151
Newark, NJ 07102
United States

Tel: 973-353-3528
Fax: 973-353-1622

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Arthur B. Powell

Arthur B. Powell


Alan R. Sadovnik

Alan R. Sadovnik

Board of Govenors Distinguished Service Professor

Carolyne J. White

Carolyne J. White

Professor Department of Urban Education Rutgers University-Newark

Lynnette Mawhinney

Lynnette Mawhinney

Chair of the Department of Urban Education and Associate Professor of Urban Education