The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing sets standards for teacher training programs in public colleges and universities, establishes requirements for teacher credentialing, enforces professional practices and disciplines credential holders.
A growing teacher shortage could make it difficult to reopen school campuses, which are required to have smaller class sizes.
Without school nurses, it will be teachers and other school staff who will decide if a sniffle is a symptom of Covid-19 or just hay fever.
A waiver that allows teacher candidates to teach while completing required exams and courses is the latest action to ease teaching requirements.
If legislators agree with the proposal, teacher candidates will no longer have to take two of the tests currently required to earn a credential.
Three bills that would have allowed California teachers to take fewer tests to prove they are ready to teach died Monday.
Who are California's teachers? How do they become teachers? Who awards them their credentials? Get the answers to these questions and more in this quick guide.
The new California budget makes it easier for teacher candidates affected by coronavirus-related closures to complete credentials.
Newsom issued an executive order suspending state-required tests for teacher candidates on track to complete their teacher preparation programs.
The proposed cuts — $915 million — are more than the amount spent for teacher development in the five previous years combined.
The authors of the bills say the legislation is needed to help teacher candidates complete their credentials during the coronavirus pandemic.
Teacher preparation programs will decide if candidates can get their credentials with fewer student teaching hours, formal observations
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing will vote on staff recommendations that would allow teacher candidates to become classroom teachers even though they have been unable to complete all credentialing requirements.
The RICA is outdated and discourages talented teachers, says long-time educator.
The governor proposes $1.5 billion over 5 years on incentives for new teachers and grants managed by a small agency to fix highest poverty schools.
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.