• Beyond Partnerships: Becoming a Community

  • The Long Beach College Promise is fundamentally a partnership among just three institutions—the Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College, and California State University, Long Beach—but their commitment actually encompasses the entire community, says CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor Marquita Grenot-Scheyer. This supportive spirit is also the context for the UTEACH preservice residency program, in which elementary teacher candidates spend a full year in one school learning “the complete culture of schools and how they work,” explains Professor Felipe Golez. “It’s the whole package.”