Important Dates

  FALL 2021
MSTEP Application April 1, 2021
Cal State Apply Application April 1, 2020

Professional Aptitude Interview

TBD - Early April
   

 

Credential Requirements

Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements for the Five-Year Multiple Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential:

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate or higher degree other than in professional education from a regionally accredited institution
  2. Completion of Basic Skills Competency
  3. Completion of the Subject Matter Competency (CSET or Approved Subject Matter Program)
  4. Passage of the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
  5. Demonstration of knowledge of the principles and provisions of the Constitution of the United States
    • POLS 112 - American & California Government, equivalent or U.S. Constitution exam offered by Cuesta College or exam offered onlineApplicants who earned their bachelor's degrees at a CSU Campus will have met this requirement by virtue of their degree.
  6. Complete Multiple Subject Teacher Education Preparation Program coursework and Clinical Practice
    • Meet the State requirements for technology competency
    • KINE 443 and KINE 310 (or approved transfer equivalent); OR EDUC 402 (can be completed while in the program)
    • CPR Certification - Must include all three: adult, child, and infant training, follow the American Heart Association or American Red Cross guidelines, and be valid at the time of credential recommendation.
  7. Pass the Teacher Performance Assessment (EdTPA)
  8. Complete the SOE Exit Survey
  9. Submit a Credential Request Application to the School of Education

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Evidence of completion of the speaking and writing competencies requirement 
  2. EDUC 440 - Educating Individuals with Exceptional Needs (can be completed while in the program)
  3. TB Clearance (current within 3 years at the time of credential recommendation)
  4. Rubella Clearance

 

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School of Education
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
805.756.2126
soe@calpoly.edu