Department of Education Objectives
By the end of the Teacher Credential Program the student will:
- Achieve academic competence as measured by passing the required subject matter examinations CSET as well as the CBEST and RICA (RICA for Multiple Subject only).
- Achieve professional competence as a new teacher as measured by (1) a B- or higher in the professional courses; (2) passing the California state mandated Teaching Performance Assessments: Subject-Specific Pedagogy Task, Designing Instruction Task, Assessing Learning Task, and the Culminating Teaching Experience Task.; and (3) earning an A or a B grade in student teaching.
- Exhibit exemplary Christian character traits as observed by the cooperating teachers and college supervisors.