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Antioch’s Multiple Subject Credential Teacher Preparation Program prepares candidates to teach multiple subjects in self-contained classrooms to young people generally in grades K-6. Taught by practitioners in the field, this credential provides candidates with up to the minute skills that will create a successful teaching experience.
The program’s course of study is accredited by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
This credentialing program is offered by AU Los Angeles.
Preliminary Multiple Subject Teacher Credential
AT A GLANCE
- 12-month program*
- 2 classes, twice a week (Mon. and Thurs.)
- 19-20 courses
- 75 quarter units
*Participate in novice teaching for 2 quarters (10 weeks each quarter)
The Preliminary Multiple Subject is designed to be completed in a 12-month period and is full-time. Students generally attend classes on Monday and Thursday evenings from 4pm-10pm, and participate in novice teaching for 2 quarters, or 20 weeks (10 weeks each quarter). Placements are made by the University and are sensitive to the geographic considerations of the student.
Candidates are placed in schools in each of the 4 quarters, beginning with 10 hours of observation in the first quarter, followed by 10 days for the second quarter, and half-time field experiences for quarter 3, and full-time novice teaching for quarter 4. For those who are already school aides or teachers, your school might be a possible site for the novice teaching experience. Check with the Department for approval.
Quarter 1: Connecting
Systems: TEP 5360: Foundations of Social Justice Education
Access: TEP 5440: Child Development and Learning
Communication: TEP 5450: Language Development and Acquisition
Integration and Currency: TEP 6010A: Social and Legal Dimensions of Special Education and TEP 6010B: Teaching and Accommodating Students with Disabilities
Quarter 2: Designing
Systems: TEP 5331: Field Practicum, TEP 5650: Adaptation Pedagogy and TEP 5611 Assessment of Student Learning
Access: TEP 5100: Science: Discovery Teaching, Action Learning
Communication: TEP 5130: Arts in Culture and Learning
Integration and Currency: TEP 5070: Real World Math
Quarter 3: Evaluating
Systems: TEP/TESE 5120: Student Teaching with Proseminar I
Access: TEP 5380: Classroom Organization and Assessment
Communication: TEP 5050: Reading Instruction in Elementary School Classrooms
Integration and Currency: TEP 5040: Social Science and Children’s Experience
Quarter 4: Integration and Currency
View Course Matrix
|Quarter 1||Quarter 2||Quarter 3||Quarter 4|
|Theme / Goal||Connecting||Developing||Evaluating||Reflecting|
|Systems||TEP 5360: Foundations of Social Justice Education||TEP 5331: Field Practicum
TEP 5650: Adaptation Pedagogy
TEP 5611: Assessment of Student Learning
|TEP/TESE 5120: Student Teaching with Professional Seminar I||TEP/TESE 5122: Student Teaching with Professional Seminar II|
|Access||TEP 5440: Child Development and Learning||TEP 5100: Science Discovery Teaching, Action Learning||TEP 5380: Classroom Organization Theory & Practice||TEP 5371: Meditation & Conflict Resolution in Schools|
|Communication||TEP 5450: Language Development and Acquisition||TEP 5130: The Arts in Culture & Learning||TEP 5050: Reading Instruction in the Elementary Classroom||TEP 5110: Language and Arts Curricula|
|Integration & Currency||TEP 6010A: Social and Legal Dimensions of Special Education
TEP 6010B: Teaching and Accommodating Students with Disabilities
|TEP 5070: Real World Mathematics||TEP 5040: Social Science and Children’s Experience||TEP 6020: Advocating for Healthy Children
TEP 5250: Physical Education and Movement
TEP 5190: Educational Technology
Revised Jan. 2021
CBEST and CSET Requirements
- The CBEST must be passed by the end of the first quarter
- 2 sections of the CSET passed by the end of the second quarter
- 3rd section of the CSET passed by the end of the third quarter
Please review the registration deadlines and test dates as the CBEST is offered a limited number of times each year. For more information about the CBEST, visit cbest.nesinc.com.
Please note that all students who earn a California Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential MUST pass both the CBEST and CSET.
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