Welcome to the UW System Institute for Urban Education. We are pleased that you are exploring the possibility of becoming an urban teacher. Our program is designed to help you have a wonderful student teaching experience full of guidance and support.

IUE Participation

To Participate in the IUE, Please Follow These Steps

1. Contact the Coordinator or Director of Field Placement (PDF) at your home campus to request an IUE application.
2. The IUE online application is accepted during the following times:

  • For Spring semester student teaching apply October 1 – 31
  • For Fall semester student teaching apply March 1 – 30

3. Your Coordinator or Director of Field Placement will email you the IUE online application link. Please review the IUE Student Application Flow Chart (PDF) for the step-by-step application process and a copy of the application questions.
4. The IUE will review your online application and respond to your campus approximately two months after you apply.

Contact Us

For More Information About the IUE Program

Tracey R. Nix, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Urban Education
(414) 229-6507
nixt@uwm.edu

Amy Gutowski
Program Coordinator, Institute for Urban Education
(414) 229-2240
alg5@uwm.edu