Important Dates

  Summer 2020
Cal State Apply Application February 1, 2020
Professional Aptitude Interview February 21st or 28th You will be assigned to one of these dates
Basic Skills Passing February 1, 2020
CSET/Subject Matter Competence Completion February 1, 2020
SSTEP Application May 1, 2020
Start of program August 6, 2020
End of program June 2021

Single Subject Credential Program Completion Requirements

Applying for a Credential 

At the completion of the program, teacher candidates will submit a Credential Request Form to the SOE Credential Office (02-120). The Credential Office will complete a Formal Evaluation to verify the following requirements have been met and the candidate can be recommended for a credential:

  1. Verification of all previous pre-requisites and STEP applications requirements (See How to Apply and Program Prerequisites)
  2. Successful completion of state licensure requirement coursework:
    • KINE 443 - Health Education OR KINE 250 - Healthy Living 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).

3. Successful completion of Single Subject Credential Program coursework and student teaching
4. Passing Scores on the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) - Submit official score report to the Credential Office
5. CPR Certification - Submit Certificate of Completion that shows Infant, child, and adult training; online CPR certification is not acceptable
6. Google Level 1 - Submit Certificate of Completion 
7. Mandated Reporter Training - Submit Certificate of Completion

8. Complete CSU Exit Survey - Print and submit a copy of the last page of the survey

For more details about these requirements, download the Credential Program Requirements & Prerequisites document

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