Dr. Granger Dinwiddie, Program Coordinator
Education Specialist Credential Program
DBH 328, 209/667-3681 or 915-2805
Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe Disabilities
California State University, Stanislaus is authorized to recommend individuals for Preliminary Education Specialist Credentials in two areas: Mild/Moderate Disabilities and Moderate/Severe Disabilities. The Preliminary programs prepare individuals to perform responsibilities of entry-level special education teachers.
It is recommended that undergraduates seeking admission to the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential enroll in the Liberal Studies major with a concentration in Exceptional Children and Youth.
Program Revision Information
Open Letter: Teacher Candidates in the Special Education Program
Credential Program Information
Spring 2015 Application Dates
Priority Applications: Aug. 21 - Sept 8, 2014
Regulair Applications: Sept. 9 - Oct. 3, 2014
See Credential Services website for Pre- Credential Program Advising Information and application for the Education Specialist Credential Program
IMPORTANT! - CPR Requirement for Teacher Credentialing Programs - Effective Immediately
See letter and flyer for complete details.
Requirement for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
There are two separate applications to enter the Credential Program.
Application to the Credential Program, $30 fee. For application information go to the Credential Services web page.
Credential Applicants must also apply to the Graduate School, $55 fee, at CSU Mentor