Learning Outcomes

Teacher Performance Expectations 

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

All California teacher credential candidates must meet the expectations of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing(CTC).  The courses within this program support your development in meeting those expectations.  Teacher Performance Expectations are delineated on the CTC website.

Once you’ve completed the coursework, keep the momentum going by enrolling in our Master’s program

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