Nancy Jean Smith, Ed.D., Chair
Professors: Aronson, Betts, Boosalis, Costa, Demetrulias*, Flores, Garfield, Murray-Ward, Russ, Sayers, Smith, N., Wink
Associate Professors: Borba, Haapanen, Janes, Neufeld, Salisbury, Shawkey, Smith, K., Vang
Assistant Professors: Andrews, Donnelly, Roe, C., Sternod, Vega de Jesús, Weisenberg, Won
Lecturers: Breshears, K., Hennings
*Joint appointment in the Department of Advanced Studies in Education.
Office: Demergasso-Bava Hall — DBH 330
Phone: (209) 667-3357
Graduate Programs in the Department of Teacher Education:
Master of Arts in Education with concentrations in the following Curriculum and Instruction areas: Elementary and Secondary Education , Reading , and Multilingual Education
Multiple Subject Credential (MSCP)
Single Subject Credential (SSCP)
Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential and Reading Certificate
Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate
The Department of Teacher Education offers professional programs to prepare candidates for credentials in elementary and secondary school teaching, bilingual emphasis teaching, and reading. Students interested in a credential program may obtain information from the department office. These professional programs are designed to help students achieve basic competencies essential for effective performance within their teaching specialty. The department also offers an advanced professional program to prepare candidates for the Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential.
All credential programs are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Teacher preparation programs are approved by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The California State Board of Education and the Commission are empowered to change credential requirements without prior notice. The University will make changes in programs leading to credentials whenever revisions are reported in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, or in other official notifications from the State Board or the Commission.
Also available to qualified students are graduate programs leading to a Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction, with a concentration in Elementary Education, Multilingual Education, Reading, or Secondary Education. Students interested in these programs may obtain information from the department office, or the Graduate School located in MSR 160.
Teaching Credential Programs
California State University, Stanislaus Department of Teacher Education is authorized to prepare students for two basic teaching credentials. Under the SB2042 Credentialing Law, these are the Multiple Subject Credential (for elementary schools) and the Single Subject Credential (for secondary schools).
Clearing Your Credential
CSU Stanislaus no longer offers the three state required clear courses for students who hold a Preliminary Multiple Subject of Single Subject Ryan Credential. CSU Stanislaus credential student alumni may contact the Credential Processing Center at (209) 667-3534 for assistance on how to obtain a clear credential.
A student who holds a SB2042 credential need to be hired as a teacher of record and complete an Induction Program or Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) Program offered through the school district or County Office of Education. The Credential Processing Center is not able to give assistance on clearing your credential.
Master of Arts in Education
Mary Borba, Ed.D, Adviser, Elementary Education
Juan Flores, Ed.D, Adviser, Multilingual Education
Susan Neufeld, Ed.D, M.A. Coordinator and Reading Advisor
Mary Salisbury, Ph.D, Adviser, Secondary Education
The Department of Teacher Education offers a Master of Arts degree in Education with an emphasis in the following Curriculum and Instruction areas: Elementary Education , Multilingual Education , Reading , and Secondary Education .
Students interested in graduate degree programs may obtain information from the Department Office in Demergasso-Bava Hall (DBH) 330 or the Graduate School in the Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building (MSR) 160. Prerequisites, procedures, and requirements for the M.A. degree are described on the individual program pages, linked above. Also included is general information relevant to graduate studies. Courses are scheduled in the late afternoon and evening. Contact the M.A. Coordinator at (209) 664-6719.