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SMC|Academic Programs|Teacher Academy|Program Overview

Program Overview

Woman pointing at a display in front classroom studentsThe Santa Monica College Teacher Academy was created in response to California’s projected need for teachers over the next decade. Through partnerships with local universities, the Teacher Academy offers courses and fieldwork for those planning to teach at all grade levels. The Teacher Academy staff will direct students to appropriate support services available on campus and in the community, and will assist students in defining, pursuing, and achieving their professional goals.