Education Student Services Center

Education Building, ED100

Phone: 559.278.0300

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Liberal Studies Coordinator:
Dr. Susan Schlievert

Advisor:
Jessica Choy

Credential Admissions Technician:
Ivy Fitzpatrick

FAQs

For questions, email us at:
kremenschool@csufresno.edu

Links:
Fresno State Tuition and Fees

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Interested in becoming a teacher?

We offer many programs to become an elementary, middle, or high school teacher.

Elementary School Teaching Credentials

Elementary Teaching Credential

This nationally accredited program prepares teacher candidates as educational leaders in the diverse communities of the Central Valley to teach elementary school (typically K-6). This program is compatible with the Dual, Bilingual Authorization, Blended, and Internship programs. APPLY NOW!

Elementary Teaching Credential with a Bilingual Authorization

The Bilingual Authorization program prepares teachers to work with English Learner students. Bilingual Authorization (Spanish and Hmong) will authorize teachers to provide academic instruction to English Learner students in their primary language. Multiple Subject credential only. APPLY NOW!

Elementary Teaching Credential with Emphasis in Early Childhood Education

An emphasis in Early Childhood Education prepares elementary teachers with special expertise and experience in grades K-3. This nationally accredited Early Childhood cohort program emphasizes a developmental knowledge base, professional ethics, and integrated curriculum, and provides field experiences at the preschool, kindergarten, primary, and upper elementary levels. This program is compatible with the Dual, Bilingual Authorization, Blended/Integrated, and Internship programs. APPLY NOW!

Elementary Teaching and Deaf Education Credential

The Deaf Education program prepares candidates to teach deaf and hard of hearing students and gives you a broad background in bilingual-bicultural education, total communication, and cued speech philosophies along with speech, language, auditory training, deaf culture, and American Sign Language. For more information, see the Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies Department. APPLY NOW!

Special Education Teaching Credential

The Education Specialist Credential authorizes the holder to teach students with mild/moderate or moderate/severe disabilities (K-age 22) in public or private school programs, clinics, special schools, resource classrooms, educational programs, residential facilities, hospitals, and other agencies serving persons with special needs. This credential program prepares the teacher candidates through required coursework and fieldwork and may be simultaneously earned along with a Multiple Subject credential. APPLY NOW!

Dual Credential Program (Elementary and Special Education)

Teacher candidates may simultaneously work on a Multiple Subject and Education Specialist Credential. Some of the courses are required for both credentials and specialized dual student teaching placements may be used. APPLY NOW!

Central Valley Partnership for Exemplary Teachers Program

CPET is a collaborative approach to teacher education that involves school district personnel and university faculty in supervision and professional development roles within the schools. Partnerships are daytime programs that use district facilities for university coursework and field experiences, allowing the candidates and university faculty to become part of the culture of the school and the cycle of the school year. Teacher candidates move through the program as a cohort. APPLY NOW!

CalState TEACH Teaching Credential Program

CalState TEACH is an alternative path to a multiple subject preliminary teaching credential. CalState TEACH is designed specifically to serve teachers who are interns or who can volunteer to practice teach in an elementary school (grades K-6). The Kremen School of Education and Human Development houses one of the four regional centers in the state that administers this web-enhanced program.

Teacher in Preparation Internship Program

The Internship Program is designed for qualified individuals who have prior classroom experience and who seek an alternative route to obtaining a Preliminary Teaching Credential. Students must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and meet all criteria for admission to a basic credential program. In addition, interns enroll in coursework leading to a Preliminary Teaching Credential (Single Subject or Multiple Subject) or Education Specialist Credential (Special Education).

Liberal Studies Blended Program

The Liberal Studies Blended program students have the opportunity to begin an Elementary Teaching or Special Education Teaching credential program while earning a bachelor's degree.

Middle and High School Teaching Credentials

Middle and High School Teaching Credential

A Preliminary Single Subject Credential provides authorization to teach a specified subject in a departmentalized classroom for a maximum period of five years. Requirements for completing the Professional (Clear) Single Subject Credential will be provided by the employing school district. APPLY NOW!
Subjects include:
Agriculture
Art
Business
English
French
Industrial Technology
Physical Education
Mathematics
Music
Science
Social Science
Spanish

Teacher in Preparation Internship Program

The Internship Program is designed for qualified individuals who have prior classroom experience and who seek an alternative route to obtaining a Preliminary Teaching Credential. Students must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and meet all criteria for admission to a basic credential program. In addition, interns enroll in coursework leading to a Preliminary Teaching Credential (Single Subject or Multiple Subject) or Education Specialist Credential (Special Education).