Teacher Credential Program
How to Apply to the Social Science Single Subject Teacher Credential Program
For the full application process see How to Apply. Generally, there are three main steps in applying to the Social Science Single Subject Teacher Credential Program:
Step1: Submit your application through Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations.
Step 2: Submit your application to Secondary Education.
Step 3: Make an appointment with the Social Science Credential Program Advisor, Dr. Wendy Rouse.
After You Have Applied Through Graduate Admissions and Secondary Education:
Contact Dr. Wendy Rouse to schedule an appointment to meet to discuss your subject matter competency and take your writing exam.
When you come to the meeting, please bring the following information:
- Social Science Education Subject Matter Competency Report (Link to PDF)
- Copies of the following items:
CSET Scores (in order to meet subject matter competence you must take and pass all three subsections of the Social Science California Subject Examination for Teachers. Applicants who have earned a B.A. form a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved social science subject matter program(such as the SJSU Social Teacher Preparation program), are exempt from taking the CSETs). More information on the CSET is available at CSET website.
At the meeting, you will be asked to complete a writing exam. You will be given a prompt and will have 30 minutes to write on a topic that is given to you. We will forward your written test to Secondary Education for review, and you will be notified by Secondary Education vie email regarding your test results.
Our Graduates: Where Are They Now?
|Gregory RussoGreg||2010||Homestead High School, San Jose|
|Jules Brouillet||2014||Broadway High School, San Jose|
|Mark Hartung||2014||Hoover Middle School, San Jose|
|Samantha Snook||2014||Kennedy Middle School, Cupertino|
|Thomas Eilerts||2013||Branham High School/Leigh High School, San Jose|
|Sarah Michelet||2013||Fremont High School, Sunnyvale|
|Paul Stanfield||2013||Wilson High School, Santa Clara|
|Mark Stott||2013||Wilcox High School, Santa Clara|
|Michelle Balazs (Geery)||2012||Quimby Oak Middle School, San Jose|
|Mikala Wood||2012||Orchard Middle School, San JoseOar|
|Courtney Caldwell||2011||Fremont High School, Sunnyvale|
|Kenneth Pantoja||2011||Ley Va Middle School, San Jose|
|Vincente Ramirez||2011||Christopher High School, Gilroy|
|Ryan Soykin||2011||Wilcox High School, Santa Clara|
|Jonathan Wilson||2011||Santa Clara High School, Santa Clara|