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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Better Together - California Teachers Summit 2015

Join Us July 31 for a free day of learning by teachers, for teachers

Register for the 2015 California Teachers Summit

View flyer for more information


Credential Program Information

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


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