Perhaps you've always imagined becoming a teacher. Or maybe you're in the middle of a professional career, looking to transition into a career in education. Or maybe you're a college student or recent college graduate, wondering how to put your degree and knowledge to good use.
Wherever you are in your studies, career and life, and whatever your goals and aspirations, the College of Education offers multiple paths to becoming a teacher who changes lives while enhancing our local schools. We offer a range of unique, flexible and accelerated programs that make it affordable as well as attainable to become a certified, highly qualified public school teacher prepared for the challenges and rewards of teaching in today's diverse urban schools.
The Multiple and Single Subject Intern Program is an alternative preliminary credential pathway that allows candidates to work in P-12 public schools as classroom teachers of record while they complete university coursework necessary to become credentialed teachers. The Intern Program is designed to be completed in three semesters. Learn more.
The Special Education Intern Program (SEIP) is an alternative preliminary credential pathway that allows candidates to work in P-12 schools as teachers-of-record while they complete university coursework necessary to become fully credentialed teachers. Learn more.
This grant serves two audiences: current principals and aspiring principals. As part of the Principal Academy, current Principals enhance their instructional leadership skills to improve student achievement in their schools. Highly qualified aspiring school leaders earn their Preliminary Administrative Service credential, master's degree and receive support for leadership positions in high-needs schools in LAUSD. Learn more.
This grant serves two audiences: current and future charter and autonomous school leaders and aspiring leaders for these unique schools. As part of the Principal Academy, current school leaders enhance their instructional leadership skills to improve student achievement in their schools. Highly qualified aspiring school leaders earn their Preliminary Administrative Service Credential, master's degree and/or certificate to lead specifically charter and autonomous schools. Learn more.
Become a Special Education Moderate/Severe Teacher.
Project UPLIft is looking for people interested in teaching children with moderate/severe disabilities. While participating in this project, you will be a full-time student and complete your preliminary credential course requirements in only 4 terms. You will benefit from having a mentor assigned specifically to you for all 4 terms. This mentor will be able to advise you on the particulars about the teaching profession as you move through the project. You will also receive assistance in looking for employment in our local high demand schools. Program will begin spring 2014.