Important Dates

  Fall 2017
CSU Mentor Application April 1, 2017
Cover Letter and Letter of Rec to Content Advisor April 1, 2017
Professional Aptitude Interview April 14, 2017
CBEST Passing April 1, 2017
CSET/Subject Matter Competence Completion April 1, 2017
SS program Application July 1, 2017
Start of program Aug. 2017*
End of program June 2018

*The start of the credential program does not coincide with Cal Poly Calendar. The program will start with the K-12 schools

Single Subject Credential Program Completion Requirements

Applying for a Credential 

The following items must be successfully completed before the candidate can be recommended for a credential:

  1. Complete Single Subject Credential Program coursework and student teaching
  2. Complete state licensure requirement coursework
    • KINE 443 - Health Education or approved equivalent (4 units)

    • POLS 112 - American & California Government, equivalent or U.S. Constitution exam offered by Cuesta College. (Applicants who earned their bachelor's degrees at a CSU Campus will have met this requirement by virtue of their degree).
    • CPR Certification (must include Infant, child, and adult training; online CPR certification is not acceptable).
  3. Pass the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA).
  4. Meet the State requirements for technology competency. All other disciplines meet this requirement in the program. (Begining Fall 2012)
  5. Complete the SOE Exit Survey. You will need to print out a copy of the last page of the survey and submit it to the Credential Office (02-120) when you submit your request for the credential.
  6. Submit a Credential Request Form to the Credential Office (02-120) in the SOE.

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