Teacher Education

A Message from the Department

  Dr. Elmano Costa, Department Chair     
  Department of Teacher Education 
  DBH 330 - 209/667-3357 

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Educating teachers is only half of our job.

The other half is perhaps even more important — training teachers. Because knowledge alone won’t prepare tomorrow’s teachers to handle the challenges of today.

The Department of Teacher Education at CSU Stanislaus is serious about its mission to prepare the state’s educators. Maybe that’s why, semester after semester, the department’s programs are of the highest demand among the University’s graduate students.

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Credential Program Information

Spring 2015 Application Dates

Multiple Subjects, Single Subjects and Education Specialist (Special Ed)

Priority Applications: Aug 21 - Sept 8, 2014

Regular Applications: Sept. 9 - Oct 3, 2014

See Credential Services website link below


There are two separate applications to enter the Credential Program.

  1. Application to the University Graduate School, $55 fee. Apply online at www.csumentor.edu
  2. Application to the Credential Program, $30 fee.  For application information go to the Credential Services web page http://www.csustan.edu/Credentials/

IMPORTANT - CPR Requirement for Teacher Credentialing Programs – Effective Immediately, see link below for information 

Requirement for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)


CBEST Test Information

Multiple Subjects CSET Testing Materials

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