Important Dates

  Summer 2020
Cal State Apply Application February 1, 2020
Professional Aptitude Interview TBA
Basic Skills Passing February 1, 2020
CSET/Subject Matter Competence Completion February 1, 2020
SSTEP Application May 1, 2020
Start of program July 30, 2020
End of program June 2021

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. Possession of a baccalaureate or higher degree other than in professional education from a regionally accredited institution
  2. Completion of Basic Skills Requirement
  3. Complete Single Subject Credential Program coursework and student teaching
  4. Completion of the subject matter requirement
  5. 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).
  6. Demonstration of knowledge of the principles and provisions of the Constitution of the United States
  7. Pass the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA)
  8. Meet the State requirements for technology competency. All other disciplines meet this requirement in the program.
  9. 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.
  10. Submit a Credential Request Form to the Credential Office (02-120) in the SOE

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