Feb 09, 2023
The Preliminary Single Subject Credential Intern Pathway program is designed for a full-time teacher of record currently in an appropriate credential placement within grades 9-12, or in 6-8 school settings. In-service teachers must select an option in one of the following areas:
- Earth Science
- Social Science
- World Languages
- Foundational Mathematics
- Foundational Science
This program serves multiple in-service partnership programs include, but are not limited to, TFA, LMU LA/CAST, PLACE Corps, Green Dot, KIPP, PUC, Wonderful, and Rocketship. All LMU School of Education credential programs meet the California state requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). The institution has not made a determination as to whether the credential program meets the requirements of states outside of California.
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.
- 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).
- 1 official transcript from all colleges and/or universities attended
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
- Verification of 20 hours of experience working with culturally diverse youth in the age group applicant plans to teach.
- Professional Resume
- Satisfy California’s Basic Skills Requirement with official documentation per CTC guidelines.
- Satisfy subject Matter Competency (i.e. CSET) per CTC guidelines with official score report or approved letter
- 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.
Prior to being recommended for an Intern credential, candidates need to complete these required courses to meet the 120 hours of pre-service requirement:
*Candidates may use pre-approved training experiences and hours toward the EDUR 5023 pre-service requirement.
- Application for Credential
- CPR certification
- Professional Advising
- Disposition Rubric
- Fieldwork Application
- Culminating Fieldwork Requirement
- Exit Interview
- Verification of Experience
- edTPA passing score
- Private or Catholic Teacher-Practitioner: 10-20 observation hours in a public school setting required to meet the credential requirements
- Completion of Individualized Development Plan (IDP)
- Other partnership-specific requirements