Learning Outcomes

What's in it for you? 

With a Single Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential from the KSOE, you’ll be qualified to teach middle school, junior high, and high school in both public and private sectors in California.

All courses incorporate the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and the Teacher Performance Expectations adopted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Once you’ve completed the coursework, keep the momentum going by enrolling in our Master’s program. It’s entirely up to you!


After completing this credential program, you'll be able to:

  • Teach the state-adopted academic content standards for your subject areas, including the Common Core State Standards where applicable
  • Use progress monitoring to determine if students are progressing adequately
  • Incorporate specific strategies, instructional activities, procedures, and experiences that address state-adopted academic content standards
  • Clearly communicate instructional objectives to students
  • Use developmentally appropriate teaching practices
  • Understand and apply pedagogical theories, principles, and instructional practices for comprehensive instruction of English learners and students with special needs
  • Understand patterns of child and adolescent development
  • Plan comprehensive instruction in relation to subject matter and in accordance with state-adopted academic content standards
  • Maximize student achievement
  • Develop and maintain clear expectations for academic and social behavior
  • Take responsibility for student learning outcomes
  • Evaluate your own teaching practices and subject-matter knowledge
  • Ensure that all students have full opportunities for academic success, without regard to ethnicity, race, gender, culture, social class, language, or disability