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Centers

Career & Technical Education (CTE) - The Temple Career & Technical Education Center offers career-long services to CTE professionals throughout the seventeen counties that comprise the eastern region of Pennsylvania. Its mission is to facilitate the professional development of all educators who work with career-bound students.

Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL)(link is external) - The College of Education Center on Innovations in Learning is one of seven national content centers funded by the United States Department of Education. The Center on Innovations in Learning’s mission is to (a) increase the capacity of state education agencies (SEAs) to stimulate, select, implement, and scale up learning innovations in local education agencies (LEAs) and schools to improve learning outcomes for all students; and (b) increase the capacity of regional comprehensive centers (RCCs) to provide technical assistance to SEAs relative to the Center’s scope of responsibility.

Community Affairs and Strategic Partnerships (CASP) - The Office of Community Affairs and Strategic Partnerships (CASP) within the College of Education at Temple University is interested in securing lasting partnerships between the students and faculty and members of the Philadelphia community, providing relevant experiential learning opportunities to supplement students' classroom-based educations, and bridging students' interdisciplinary interests by supplying avenues for solving problems using different modes of thought.  Located in the Ritter Annex, CASP offers the opportunity for students to explore their passions outside of the classroom, perhaps in a setting never before considered, and to exert these passions in an effort to bring about the well-being of those in need.
 

Institute on Disabilities (IOD) -- The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University envisions a society where all people are valued and respected, and where all people have the knowledge, opportunity and power to improve their lives and the lives of others. The Institute leads by example, creating connections and promoting networks within and among communities so that people with disabilities are recognized as integral to the fabric of community life.

Intergenerational Center (IGC) - The Intergenerational Center, created in 1979, strengthens communities by bringing generations together to address critical concerns and creating opportunities for lifelong civic engagement. The Center is part of the College of Health Professions and Social Work at Temple University. The knowledge and experience we have accumulated enables us to develop, evaluate and replicate innovative programs, offer high quality training and consultation, and conduct research that examines the impact of our work and identifies promising practices. We are proud to serve as a national and international resource for organizations and communities.
 
Upward Bound - The Temple University Upward Bound Program will prepare Philadelphia Public and Charter High School students for admission to institutions for higher learning and success in the collegiate environment through intense academic enrichment, a summer college immersion experience, enhanced cognitive and critical thinking, and extensive interpersonal development through positive social interactions. The programs will enable students to set attainable goals and build self awareness, respect for diversity and healthy relationships with peers, staff, and professionals from industry and the community.