Teacher Education

Department of Teacher Education
DBH 330 - 209/667-3357

Dr. Elmano Costa, Department Chair
DBH 330 - 209/667-3600

Ms. Esther Villa, Admin Support Coordinator
DBH 330 - 209/667-3367

A Message from the Department

stack of booksEducating 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 Stanislaus State 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

Visit Credential Services website for pre-advising for all three of our credential programs and for the applications.
Multiple Subject - MSCP (Elementary Ed) 
Education Specialist - ESCP (Special Ed) 
Single Subject - SSCP (Secondary Ed) 
Fall 2017 Credential Application Info
Priority Applications accepted for all three Credential Programs, MSCP, ESCP & SSCP,
Jan 26 - Feb 13, 2017
Priority Interviews:  February 24, 2017
Regular Applications for MSCP & ESCP 
Feb 14 - March 16, 2017
For SSCP - Feb 14 - March 13, 2017
Regular Interviews for:  SSCP - 3/30-31/17, ESCP - 4/07/17 and MSCP - 4/28/17.
Fall 2017 Program Orientations will be on:  ESCP - April 21, 2017 - 3-4:30pm, DBH 104
SSCP-April 28, 2017 - 4-6pm, DBH 166
MSCP-May 19, 2017 - 4-6pm, DBH 167.  Concurrent students in ESCP/MSCP must attend both Orientations. 
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 click on the Credential Services link above. 

Field Services (Student Teaching)

OFFICE HOURS: M-TH, 7:30AM - 4:00PM, CLOSED On Fridays

For any pertinent information regarding student teaching (school placements, requirements, application) contact Mrs. Julie Magana, Administrative Support Coordinator for Field Services, in DBH329, (across the hall from Teacher Education), by phone (209) 667-3230, or by email jmagana14@csustan.edu

Student Teaching Applications for:
Multiple Subject Credential (MSCP), Education Specialist Credential (ESCP), and Concurrent MSCP/ESCP are now being accepted through March 27, 2017.  Click on link below for complete details.