Subject Matter Competency
Besides earning a Bachelor's degree, teacher's candidates must demonstrate Subject Matter Competency in the subject they wish to teach. This can be accomplished by passing CSET or alternatively go through Approved Subject Matter Program.
- Link of sample questions: http://www.cset.nesinc.com/CS_
- Link if CSET homepage: http://www.cset.nesinc.com/
- There are free online courses that help student prepare for the CSET: http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/?cat=5
Approved Subject Matter Program
Department of Math & Science at CSU EastBay has an approval for mathematics teaching credential.
Currently the university is working on getting the science program approved.
- Link of Single Subject Matter Program in Math: http://www.csueastbay.edu/ecat/undergrad-chapters/u-math.html#prep-prog
To learn more on Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) please click the link: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/