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Our communities' urban P-12 schools need qualified, well-prepared teachers dedicated to connecting every child to the full range of educational opportunities they deserve.
Students emerge from Teacher Education Credential Programs with the qualifications needed to apply for a California Preliminary Teaching Credential, and with the passion, experiences and practical skills to be successful classroom teachers.
Teacher Education Credential Programs
The Multiple Subject Option prepares candidates to earn a Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, authorizing them to teach in a self-contained public classroom, usually grades kindergarten through six. Learn more.
The Single Subject Option prepares candidates to complete their Preliminary Single Subject Credential authorizing them to teach a specific subject typically in public middle and high school classrooms in California. Learn more.
The Special Education Program is a post-Baccalaureate program that prepares candidates to teach children and youths with disabilities in Pre-K to 12 classrooms. Special Education candidates may pursue a preliminary credential, advanced credential, and/or a MA in Special Education. Learn more.
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- TED Handbook: Revised January 3, 2011 - This handbook is for MS and SS candidates entering the TED programs in Spring 2011.
- TED Handbook: Prior to Fall 06 Entry - This handbook is for MS and SS credential candidates who have enrolled in the TED program prior to Fall 06 and will have completed their pre-requisite courses prior to Fall of 06.
- TED Handbook: Revised August 23, 2006 - This handbook is for MS and SS credential candidates entering the TED program in Fall 06 OR completing Phase 1 in Fall 06.
- TED Handbook: Revised January 18, 2007 - This handbook is for MS and SS candidates entering the TED programs in Spring 2007.
Title II Report Pass Rate Data
Please see: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/educator-prep/Title2.html