TQP-El Camino Education Alliance Overview

The Teacher Quality Partnership-El Camino Education Alliance grant is a partnership with CSU Monterey Bay.

Project Period: 10/1/14-9/30/19

This is a 5-year award from the US Department of Education with 4 major goals. Below are brief descriptions of each of these 4 goals. Click to see current reform progress and activities.

GOAL 1 - Teacher Preparation

Reform Teacher Preparation at Cal Poly + CSU Monterey Bay to include Improvements in coursework and clinical experience across the preparation continuum from undergraduate early field experience through induction

GOAL 2 - Service to Rural Communities

Plan and Implement teacher preparation programs at CSU Monterey Bay and Cal Poly to meet the needs of rural and remote areas that lie between both campuses

GOAL 3 - Teacher Recruitment

Develop and Implement effective mechanisms to ensure that the eligible partner districts are able to recruit qualified individuals to become highly qualified teachers

GOAL 4 - Professional Development

Provide professional development for teacher leaders who serve as mentors and academic coaches in supporting teacher candidates in co-taught classrooms, year-long rural teaching residencies, and new teachers during their two year induction experience

El Camino Advisory Committee:

Grant Admin: Chance Hoellwarth, Megan Guise, Amy Robbins, Sarah Hegg

Multiple Subject Program: Briana Ronan, Julie Herron

Single Subject Program: Nancy Stauch

SPED Program: Leah Wood

ELAP Program: Andrea Somoza-Norton

El Camino Partner Districts:

San Miguel Joint Union School District

Santa Maria Bonita Elementary School District

Santa Maria Joint Union High School District

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