Tech,CPR, US Constitution Requirements
To meet the Technology Requirement you must complete the Google Educator, Level 1. Requirement to be completed by the end of the first full month of your first semester in the program.
- You may take this course as soon as you are admitted to SJSU and have an sjsu.edu email address.
- To complete the "Google Educator, Level 1" you must register for it using your official SJSU.EDU email.
- Complete the one grade level band that is appropriate to a grade level in which you wish to be certified.
- You will receive a completion certificate. Print and or save your certificate as a
pdf and keep for your records. You will need to submit this certificate with your
Preliminary Credential application after completing the program (you do not need to
provide any documentation to the department).
This requirement may be met by taking a course or passing an exam (read all paragraphs below for more information).
Meeting the U.S. Constitution Requirement via a COURSE...
- CSU BA/BS degree:
- If you have received a BA/BS degree from a CSU campus, then you have satisfied the U.S. Constitution requirement.
- CCTC Approved Course:
- If you have taken a CCTC approved course listed on the How to Meet the U.S. Constitution Requirement page of the Credentials Office website, submit your transcript (copy or print-out is sufficient) with the course highlighted and a note indicating the course you took which meets the U.S. Constitution requirement.
- Course that is NOT approved by CCTC:
- If you took a course, which you believe meets the U.S. Constitution requirement, at an institution that is NOT on the "How to Meet the U.S. Constitution Requirement" page of the Credentials Office website, complete and follow the instruction on the "U.S. Constitution Requirement Verification Form[PDF]" If the course is approved by the Credentials Office, submit a copy of the U.S. Constitution Requirement Verification Form with the Credentials Office stamp/signature to Teacher Education in SH 305. Keep the original in your records at home as you will need it when you apply for your credential after completing our program.
- CSU BA/BS degree:
Meeting the U.S. Constitution Requirement via a TEST...
- Notre Dame de Namur University Online Test
- U.S. Constitution online exam offered at Notre Dame de Namur University (this is the only online exam available that is approved by the SJSU College of Education).