Teacher Education

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

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

Ms. Beth Baughn, Admin Support Assistant
DBH 330 - 209/667-3357

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 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

Fall 2015 Multiple Subjects, Single Subject, and Educational Specialist (Special Ed) Credential Program application dates are as follows: 

Priority Applications Period:
January 26 - February 10, 2015

Regular Applications Period:
February 11 - March 4, 2015

Visit Credential Services website for additional information.

Credential Services website

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. 

IMPORTANT - CPR Requirement for Teacher Credentialing Programs, click on link below for detailed information. 

Requirement for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)


Field Services (Student Teaching)

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

Multiple Subjects and Education Specialist (Special Ed) Fall 2015 student teaching applications are now being accepted through Wednesday, March 25.  Click on the following links for the information flyer and the application to student teach.  Fall 2015 MSCP Student Teaching Flyer/InformationMSCP Fall 2015 Student Teaching Application and Special Education Fall 2015 Student Teaching application


Earn a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential at the Stockton Campus starting Summer 2015. Download flyer for complete information:
Stockton Campus - Multiple Subjects Credential Program Information Flyer

CBEST Workshop Dates

CSET Workshop Dates

Teacher Education Common Core Workshops - Online Registration Required
FREE Professional Development
Friday, April 17, 2015

Best Ever Literacy Survival Tips: 35 CCSS Lessons You Can’t Teach Without
Register Online

Thursday, May 7, 2015