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California State University Teacher Preparation Program

October 2008
Volume 1 - Issue 3

CSU Fullerton Regional Center
Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and portions of Los Angeles Counties

CSU Fresno Regional Center
Northeastern and Central California

CSU Los Angeles Regional Center
Central and Western Los Angeles County, Ventura County

CSU Monterey Bay Regional Center
Coastal California and the San Francisco Bay area.

CalStateTEACH is a non-traditional, online multiple subject credential program available to student teachers and interns anywhere in the state.

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Legislative News


California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

California Department of Education

California State University

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Teacher Demand to Increase During the Next Decade

A recently released study predicts a growing need for teachers in California. WestEd, an educational research organization in San Francisco, has announced their concern for a growing demand for school teachers that will heavily impact the Central Valley and Inland Empire Counties. Their report, “Trends in California Teacher Demand: A County and Regional Perspective” strongly recommends that school district and county offices of education start now to determine the capability of local universities to meet their needs in the years ahead.

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Key Factors in Teacher Retention

In this day of declining teacher supply and growing retirements, it is exciting to learn that positive steps can be taken to encourage teacher retention. The Center for Teacher Quality, a California State University program, has published the results of a two-year study to determine why teachers tend to stay and why they become dissatisfied and leave. The resulting knowledge is a gold mine for open minded and aggressive school site and district administrators.

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Teaching Credentials Check Shortcut

The Commission on Teaching Credentialing (CTC) has moved a great deal of what they do into today’s digital world. This modern tool makes their work faster and more accurate. It also allows them to provide public access to some important information. A prime example, to be found on the CTC’s web site, is the availability to check on the teaching credentials of any licensed teacher in California. All you need to know is the teacher’s first and last name. With this knowledge, and access to the digital portal, the response is almost instantaneous.

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Dr. Carolyn Bishop, Regional Director, CalStateTEACH
California State University Fullerton, 2600 E. Nutwood, Suite 610, Fullerton CA 92831
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