Do you have a dream to be a teacher? Are you interested in pursuing a career in teaching? If so, you are in the right place!
The School of Education is looking for committed individuals who want to serve their communities and prepare the next generation for college, career and civic life in the 21st century: men, women, veterans, bilingual and bicultural individuals for positions in Special Education, Bilingual Education, Elementary, Middle and High School education.
Did you know that due to a massive teacher shortage, California schools are looking to hire over tens of thousands of highly-qualified and well-prepared new teachers now and throughout the coming decade?
Right now is the right time to get started on your journey to becoming a teacher. We have created a pathway for you that provides you supports all along the way so that you can achieve your dream.
WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO REGISTER HERE TODAY to join our community and get on the pathway, the Be A Teacher Pathway Community! By becoming a member, you are taking a great step forward to a fulfilling career in teaching. There are a lot of steps on the journey to becoming a teacher in California and the Be A Teacher Pathway is designed to help you succeed each step of the way!
Second, download the Pathway documents below. We encourage you to begin using them today.
These comprehensive checklists help you to know what prerequisites and requirements you need to complete each step of the way and helps you keep track of what you have completed as you progress on your journey.
This is a tool to help you make short term and long goals for completing the prerequisites and requirements.
Now that you are a member of the Be A Teacher Pathway Community, you will be receiving periodic communications from the School of Education, to let you know about events and the many opportunities available to get involved with the community of educators and join with others on the same journey, pursuing their dream to be a teacher.
Join us for an afternoon lunch-time session to gain valuable information about the next steps to becoming a teacher! Plus, meet the School of Education Faculty members here to support you with this endeavor.
We encourage you visit the CSU EduCorps website. Watch the video on the homepage, then take advantage of the many resources available through this site.
The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.
The Scholarship Foundation Inc. is awarding scholarships to students who are enrolled/plan to enroll in the teacher credentialing program at a School of Education within the CSU or UC System for the upcoming year. Scholarships of $1500 will be awarded.