Prospective teachers who have passed the basic skills test (CBEST) and subject matter test (CSET) can qualify for a preliminary teaching credential by taking a year’s worth of courses and passing a performance assessment at one of 261 accredited teacher preparation programs. They then have five years to obtain a full or “clear” credential.
High-quality training in the new science standards needs to be a priority for districts in 2018, some leading educators say.
Our society should celebrate and respect male teachers in the same way we idolize sports figures and celebrities.
Instructional coaching, peer feedback, and strategic use of technology can help administrators build an ecosystem of support that keeps high-achieving teachers in the classroom.
Webinar series looks at teacher recruitment and preparation, professional learning, appraisal and feedback, and career ladders in top-performing countries and U.S.
Special education teachers will again be qualified to teach in general education classrooms.
Torrance Unified has trained nearly all its teachers and introduced Next Generation Science Standards to all 24,000 students
Computer Science Education Week part of a broad effort to prepare young people for jobs and diversify the tech field.
Computer science programs expected to be a priority for Department of Education grants
Summit Public Schools creates the first teacher residency training program for personalized learning.
Only former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa commits to taking on teacher tenure and seniority laws if elected governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says "crisis" of demoralized teachers is a more important issue.
The $8.1 million aims to give the state’s largest student demographic group more opportunities to learn from a Latino or Hispanic teacher.
As districts expand bilingual programs, they're ramping up training so teachers who speak Spanish can teach Common Core and standards for English learners.
Colleges will have another option for a 4-year path to a teaching credential.
Parents described the nightmare of a child who is unable to learn to read and the need for schools to provide services to address dyslexia.
Gov. Jerry Brown has his own idea, using $11 million in federal funding.