Sep 21, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2019-2020 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Preliminary 2042 Multiple Subject Credential Intern Pathway Program

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Contact Information

Acting Program Director: Nadja Conway

CAST & PLACE Program Director: Antonio Felix

Assistant Director (CAST and PLACE): Delmy Ruiz

Assistant Director (LA partnerships): Natasha D’Costa

Assistant Director (Northern California partnerships): Stephanie Serventi


The Preliminary 2042 Multiple Subject Credential Intern Pathway program is designed for full-time teachers of record currently in a credential-appropriate placement within grades K-5 or any self-contained classroom in grades 6-8 in either a public or private school. This program serves multiple in-service partnership programs include, but are not limited to, LMU|TFA, LMU|LA CAST, PLACE Corps, Green Dot, KIPP, PUC, and Seneca. Candidates meeting additional state requirements may be eligible for an Early Completion Option (ECO) and should inquire with their Program Director about the requirements. All LMU School of Education credential programs meet the California state requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). The institution has not made a determination as to whether the credential program meets the requirements of states outside of California.

Program Outcomes

As a result of this program, candidates will:

  • Employ pedagogical skills and strategies for subject matter-specific instruction
  • Monitor student learning throughout instruction/instructional sequences at an acceptable level
  • Design and employ assessments, and analyze data to improve instruction and student learning at an acceptable level
  • Differentiate instruction in order to make content accessible for all learners at an acceptable level
  • Enlist students as active participants in instruction and learning at an acceptable level
  • Use strategies that are evidence-based and developmentally appropriate at an acceptable level
  • Support English Learners and Speakers of Non-Standard English in their English language development and subject matter acquisition at an acceptable level
  • Build individual and whole-class profiles to facilitate instructional planning and delivery at an acceptable level
  • Plan comprehensive and relevant subject-matter instruction based on state standards and effectively utilize all instructional time at an acceptable level
  • Create a positive climate for learning by establishing a physically, socially, and emotionally safe classroom environment for her/his students at an acceptable level
  • Fulfill professional, legal, and ethical obligations to their students and school community at an acceptable level
  • Demonstrate continuous professional growth by employing reflective practices and seeking opportunities to increase skill and knowledge at an acceptable level
  • Support Students with Special Needs across the curriculum at an acceptable level

Program Admission Requirements*

  • Graduate Application
  • Candidate Information Sheet
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • At least 1 letter must verify the applicant’s experience and familiarity with the elementary school age group.
    • Letters cannot be written by family members of friends.
  • Technology Requirement Form
  • Statement of Intent
    • 3-5 page essay describing how applicant’s experiences, qualities, and goals reflect the School of Education’s conceptual framework: REAL (Respect, Educate, Advocate, Lead).
  • 2 sealed, official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Verification of 20 hours of experience working with culturally diverse youth in the age group applicant plans to teach.
  • Professional Resume
  • Proof of satisfying California’s Basic Skills Requirement
    • Official CBEST passing scores or equivalent
  • Subject Matter Competency Test (CSET) passing score report
  • Certificate of Clearance (COC)
  • Proof of Satisfying the U.S. Constitution Requirement
  • Tuberculin Skin Test Results
  • Interview with Program Director
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units
  • For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the U.S.A.:
    • Transcript evaluations
    • TOEFL or IELTS minimum score

*Specific partnerships may have alternate requirements different from those listed above. Contact appropriate Program Director for details and information about ECO.

Credential Requirements

Pre-Service Requirement

Prior to being recommended for an Intern credential, candidates need to complete these required courses to meet the 120 hours of pre-service requirement:

Teach for America candidates may use TFA Institute experiences and hours toward the pre-service requirement.

Total: 15 semester hours

Additional Requirements

  • Application for Credential 
  • CPR certification
  • Professional Advising
  • Disposition Rubric
  • Fieldwork Application
  • Culminating Fieldwork Requirement
  • Exit Interview
  • Verification of Employment
  • Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
  • edTPA passing score
  • Private or Catholic Teacher-Practitioner: 10-20 observation hours in a public school setting required to meet the credential requirements
  • Other partnership-specific requirements

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