The following must be accomplished before student teaching:

Multiple Subject (MS) or Single Subject (SS)

  • SS California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST): Deadline to pass: September 1, 2015
  • MS California Subject Examination for Teachers(CSET) writing: Deadline to pass: September 1, 2015
  • SS and MS - all required CSET's: Deadline to pass: December 1, 2015
  • Sub Permit and Certificate of Clearance Deadline: December 1, 2015
  • Successful completion of Block 1 and 2 courses (Block 2 courses require a B- or better to pass)
  • MS Candidates must also pass MA 303 Math for Children, ED 312 Science Methods (unless transferred)

The following must be accomplished before applying for a preliminary credential:

  • Successful completion of all education courses and prerequisites.
  • Successful completion of student teaching with a grade of B- or better.
  • The four tasks of the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA’s) passed with a score of 3 or 4 on each
  • Valid Infant Child Adult CPR certification
  • Successful passing score for Reading Instruction Competency Assessment (RICA) - MS only