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CSSC – Credential Information Credential Student Service Center Admissions Information for Teacher Education Credentials (includes Including BCLAD, District Partnerships, and Concurrent Multiple Subject/Special Education) Rev. 12/01/09
IMPORTANT UPDATE We are pleased to announce that the Credential Information Sessions will take place in December 2009 through June Attendance at the sessions is optional. For admissions information, please visit our website: Please review this PowerPoint for important admissions information. You should also review the Admissions Handbook located on our website for more details, admissions forms, and checklists.
10 Reasons to Apply to CSUEB Credential Programs 1.Community Based 2.Team Approach 3.Concurrent Coursework and Supervised Fieldwork 4.Dual Field Experience Arranged by University 5.Options 6.Support System 7.Earn a Masters of Science in Education 8.University Resources 9.Teacher Education Department Resources 10.Cost
Cost and Financial Aid Information Tuition and fees are posted at: Estimated cost for the year is $7200 (based on full-time, CA resident rate) Rates are subject to change. Financial aid may be available for credential students. Please visit CSUEB Office of Financial Aid’s website at:
CSUEB prepares you to become an elementary school… Classroom Teacher Classroom & Special Education Teacher Spanish Bilingual Classroom Teacher Departmentalized: Art Teacher Music Teacher P.E. Teacher Science Teacher
TEDSPED: Concurrent Credential Program in Multiple Subject and Special Education Allows you to serve as a Classroom Teacher & Special Education Teacher. Complete Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in four quarters and continue two additional quarters to complete a Special Education Credential. Special Education disability areas: Mild to Moderate or Moderate to Severe Total: 6 quarters program. You must complete both programs in order to earn both credentials.
CSUEB also prepares you to become a middle or high school… Art Teacher English Teacher Foreign Language Teacher Foundation Level Mathematics Teacher General/Integrated Science Teacher History & Social Science Teacher Music Teacher Physical Education Teacher Standard/Advanced Mathematics Teacher Specialized Science Teacher
Credential Objective: Single Subject-Standard Subject Areas available through CSUEB Elementary School subjects: PE; Art; Music; Science Middle/High School subjects: Art English Foreign Languages Music Social Science Science, includes: General, Integrated, and Introductory levels through advanced Biology, Chemistry, Geology, or Physics Specialized Science, does not include: General, Integrated, or Introductory levels Biology, Chemistry, Geology, or Physics Foundational-Level Science, includes: General, Integrated, and Introductory levels only Physical Education Mathematics – All Areas Foundational-Level Mathematics, includes: General MathConsumer Math AlgebraGeometry ProbabilityStatistics No Advanced Placement Math (Trigonometry; Calculus)
Application Packet Requirements – Postmarked to Credentials Office by the Department Admissions Deadline University Admissions Application (must be sent online at Department Admissions Application (must be sent online at Admissions Checklist Form (signed and dated) Printout of confirmation page from University application Transcripts from all schools attended ● Must include Bachelor Degree-bearing transcript and all transfer courses even if courses appear on another institution’s transcript; overall undergraduate GPA of 2.67 or GPA of 2.75 in last 60-semester or 90-quarter units of baccalaureate work ● 2 Official Copies: Sealed (Privacy Legislation) ● Send to Self ● Submit with Packet Statement of Purpose Prior-Experience Verification Form and Two Letters of Recommendation
Additional Admissions Requirements – Sent to Credentials Office by the Department Document Deadline Basic Skills Requirement: Submit: CBEST score report or approved option For approved options, see: Subject Matter Competency Submit: CSET score report or Official Subject Matter Waiver letter U.S. Constitution Negative Tuberculosis Test Results from with past two years Submit: Doctor’s verification or If positive, a recent Chest X-Ray exam Fingerprint Clearance from CTC Submit: Valid Certificate of Clearance printout or Copy of valid credential document For more details, see: instruction-sheet.pdfhttp://www20.csueastbay.edu/ceas/cssc/files/docs/cssc-certificate-of-clearance- instruction-sheet.pdf
More Information About Subject Matter Competency Multiple Subject: CSET Exam Single Subject: CSET or Coursework Evaluation CSET: CA Subject Examination for Teachers (Fingerprint Identification Required of Test Takers) Important Reminders: CSET scores expire after five years. Be sure to list California State University, East Bay to receive your results. The candidate is solely responsible if the incorrect exam is taken. Send a copy of the front/back of your official candidate passing score report as part of the admissions process. copies are not official.
More Information about the Basic Skills Requirement (BSR) Common ways to meet the BSR Multiple Subject: Official CBEST or CSET Score Report Single Subject: Official CBEST Score Report For additional information on options to meeting the BSR see: Important Reminders: CBEST scores do not expire. Be sure to list California State University, East Bay to receive your results. Send a copy of the front/back of your official candidate passing score report as part of the admissions process. copies are not official.
CSET and CBEST Exam Deadlines for Admissions All exams must be fully passed. Please note that official documentation of passing status must be received by the Document Deadline. CTC Examination Website:
Additional Information about U.S. Constitution Requirement U. S. Constitution Option A: Authorized Course Most graduates of the CSU system have completed a course. Check with CSSC for authorized courses. Option B: Authorized Exam Register to take a U. S. Constitution Exam at a local venue. Study the exam preparation guide provided by the testing agency. -CSUEB Testing Services -Alameda or Contra Costa Office of Education -Other colleges: Notre Dame De Namur
Examples of Ways to Satisfy Pre-Admissions Experience Work/ Volunteer at a school: classroom assistant; paraeducator. Become a substitute teacher. Volunteer as a docent-educator at a museum, park, exhibit, etc. Volunteer at a recreation department. Work in an after-school program or summer-camp. Serve as a tutor in a supervised environment. (faith-based instruction excluded). Reminders Letters of Recommendation & Experience Verification Form are Related Last day to submit verification is on your interview date.
Additional Information about Pre-Admissions Experience with Youth 45 hours within the last 3 years. (15 of the 45 hours must be in a public school venue within the last 2 years) Elementary School (Multiple Subject): Children ages 5 through 11 Middle & High School (Single Subject): Adolescents ages 12 through 17
Statement of Purpose One 300 – 500 Word Essay: ( Typed and double spaced) A.Why do you want to work with groups of children between the ages of 5 – 11 or adolescents between the ages of 12 – 17? B.How does your background and/or experience inform your decision to pursue a license that authorizes one to work with socially, culturally, and economically diverse groups of children in the State of California?
The Interview Interview Details & Deadlines Interview Period: 1 – 4 weeks after application deadline. Applicants are notified to reserve an interview time slot. Prior-Admission Experience will be discussed. REQUIRED Documents ALL letters of recommendations and verifications forms must be submitted at or before the time of the interview.
Submit Final Verification of ALL Requirements by 5:00 pm Deadline SUMMER Final Verification: April 30, 2010 Completed Bachelor’s Degree Verification Basic Skills Requirement Subject Matter Competency U.S. Constitution Requirement Criminal History Clearance Certificate Negative TB Test Report Immunization Form – shows MMR Vaccination (measles, mumps, rubella) – Submit to Student Health Center. For more information, see:
Adding Authorization to an Existing Credential Extra Credential Option: All candidates attend a full presentation at the end of their credential program. Add Introductory & Specific Subject Matter Authorizations; Add S.S. or M.S. Authorizations to credential. Visit the California Commissions on Teacher Credentialing (CTC):
Contact Thank you for your interest in Cal State East Bay’s Credential Programs! For questions about Teacher Education Credential Programs: Credential Student Service Center Phone: (510) Fax: (510) For questions about coursework requirements: Teacher Education Department Phone: (510) ext. 2