Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), School of Education in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services (CEHHS) at CSUSM prepares next generation educators through cutting-edge credential and graduate programs. Our programs provide opportunities for students to critically engage with issues of social justice, diversity, and digital literacies. Our faculty focuses on community-engaged scholarship to advance the field of education.
By Alianza North County Newsroom
San Luis Rey Elementary (SLR) in partnership with California State University San Marcos was presented with a $2,000 grant to purchase more equipment for its STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math) makerspace to support creativity and enhance learning in these subject areas. The funding came through Cal Coast Cares Foundation, which was started by Cal Coast Credit Union to provide scholarships and grants for education. “It’s just so important to take these programs and continue to give back to schools, and teachers, and educators like Dr. Wood,” Cal Coast Branch Manager Christi Mortlock said. SLR’s makerspace has grown with the help of Christiane Wood, assistant professor of literacy education at Cal State San Marcos. As part of the CSUSM Distinguished Teacher in Residence Program (DTiR), Wood helps kindergarten through first grade teachers at SLR combine STEAM concepts with teaching literacy. Continue reading: San Luis Rey Elementary School (OUSD) Receives Makerspace Grant
By Ana Hernandez and Lourdes Shahamiri
By Marilyn Huerta
The CSUSM Liberal Studies Elementary Subject Matter Option B.A. is now a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Approved Elementary Subject Matter Waiver Program.
Students who finish all degree requirements for the CSUSM LBST B.A., earn a cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher, and graduate may utilize their coursework to meet the Elementary Subject Matter Competency requirement for Multiple Subject or Concurrent Multiple Subject/Education Specialist Credential Programs instead of taking the Multiple Subject California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSETs) I-III. Note: Non-CSUSM students are not eligible to apply for this waiver. Continue reading: CSET I-III Waiver Information
By Brian Hiro
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