Teacher Education

PHONE: (209) 667-3357

Dr. Elmano Costa, Department Chair
Phone: (209) 667-3600

Ms. Esther Villa, Admin Support Coordinator
Phone: (209) 667-3367

Teacher Recruitment & Retention
Contact Ms. Tara Ribeiro for information regarding Financial Aid, and CBEST & CSET Workshops.
Phone: 667-3589
Room: DBH 307


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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Visit Credential Services website for pre-advising for all three of our credential programs and for the applications.
Education Specialist - ESCP (Special Ed) 
Multiple Subject - MSCP (Elementary Ed) 
Single Subject - SSCP (Secondary Ed) 
Spring 2018 Credential Appication Dates
Priority Applications accepted 8/23 - 9/11/17 for all 3 programs (MSCP, ESCP & SSCP)
Regular Applications accepted:
9/12 - 10/09/17 for Multiple Subjects and Education Specialist Credential Programs
9/12 - 9/29/17 for Single Subjects Credential Program
Credential Program Student Interview Dates:
SSCP - 10/19 & 20/2017
ESCP - 10/27/17
MSCP - 11/03/17
Credential Program Orientation Dates:
SSCP - 11/03/17 - 4-6pm, DBH 166
ESCP - 12/01/17 - 3-4:30pm, Bizzini 106
MSCP - 11/03/17 - 4-6pm, DBH 166


There are two separate applications to enter the Credential Program.
  1. Application to the University Graduate School, $55 fee. Apply online at www.calstate.edu/apply
  2. Application to the Credential Program, $30 fee.  For application information click on the Credential Services link above. 


Financial Literacy Training link