Teachers for Tomorrow, an innovative program that allows you to earn your bachelor's degree, a teaching credential, and a master of arts in education in just 5 years!

Program Benefits:

  • Integrated Curriculum: teacher preparation courses taught along with liberal arts courses
  • Early field experiences in elementary schools
  • Opportunity to take the program as a "cohort group" with the same advisors and the same in-school experiences
  • Completion of the bachelor's degree after 4 years
  • By the end of the 5th year: Completion of the Multiple Subject (elementary) Teaching Credential & Completion of optional Master of Arts in Education degree (with 3 additional courses).


  • Admission to SMC as a Freshman or Sophomore with a strong academic background.
  • Completion of the Teachers for Tomorrow online request for information
  • Preferred: Three years of successful foreign language study in high school
  • A commitment to becoming an elementary teacher

For further information, contact:

Elaine Kahn
Teachers for Tomorrow, Program Assistant
(925) 631-4304
[email protected]

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