Mission & Goals

Our Mission

To provide multiple pathways for STEM majors to explore careers in STEM teaching to increase the number of highly qualified teachers in California science and mathematics classrooms.



    • • To encourage and create multiple pathways for students interested in science, mathematics, and engineering to consider teaching as a career

    • • To facilitate in and advisement of students toward completing a Bachelor's degree in science, mathematics, or engineering along with the possibility of establishing eligibility towards entrance into an intern teaching credential program 

    • • To engage students in peer-mentorship opportunities to develop and enrich professional networking systems 

    • • To provide courses that include an introduction to schools and teaching as a profession, cultural diversity, and education and educational psychology 

    • • To provide field experiences in K-12 classrooms with supervised "mentor teachers" focusing on discipline-specific teaching methods to meet state teacher credentialing requirements

    • • To provide information about financial incentives, including loan-forgiveness programs

    • • To provide information on credential requirements

    • • To prepare students in areas related to career planning
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