Since Fall 2009, TCEP also plays a major leadership role as the national office of the National Latino/a Education Research and Policy Project (NLERAPP), a community-based, university-connected, grow-your-own, teacher preparation education pipeline project for high school youth in the following six states:  Texas, Arizona, California, Wisconsin, Illinois, and New York.  NLERAPP promotes parental and community participation in school governance, develops leadership and political awareness among youth, promotes systemic change, and improves academic achievement.

Learn more about NLERAPP here.