About the Program

Men of Color in Education (MCE) is designed to recruit and support Latino and African American undergraduate men towards obtaining a teaching credential program, and ultimately becoming a teacher for social change. The program provides culturally relevant academic advising and career counseling services and is also designed to improve belongingness and inclusion for undergraduate men of color, foster professional development and academic success, and serve as a community of educators who are committed to social and educational justice.


Men of Color in Education (MCE) is committed to creating and maintaining a culture of resiliency and determination as a way to increase student engagement, retention, and graduation rates for future male educators of color. MCs are provided with the opportunity to explore and learn more about pursuing a teaching credential program(s) and careers in education while also understanding what it means to be a man and educator of color in our society.