University of California - Berkeley

Graduate School of Education

Developmental Teacher Education


University Of California, San Francisco

Mission Bay 1700 4th Street, Byers Hall Suite 216, Box 0775

San Francisco, CA 94720

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Developmental Teacher Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Founded in 1980, the Developmental Teacher Education programis based on the fundamental premise that the quality of learningin the classroom can be substantially improved when theeducational process is understood in terms of children's cognitiveand social development. The DTE program provides intensivestudy of developmental theories and their educationalimplications in a two-year, full-time sequence of coursework andstudent teaching. Program courses are designed to help studentsgrow in their sensitively to sociocultural factors that must beconsidered when designing an equitable and socially justcurriculum to meet the educational needs of children from manybackgrounds.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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