Department Chair: Huong Tran Nguyen (interim)
Department Office: Laurie Kalher, Office Manager Ellis Education Building (EED) Room 13, (562) 985-4506
Teacher Preparation Advising Center
Lisa Isbell, Director
Elodia Montano, Advisor
Jessica Olague, Assistant Director
Ellis Education Building (EED) Room 67, (562) 985-1105
Faculty: Shuhua An, Paul Boyd-Batstone, Catherine DuCharme, Felipe Golez, Cynthia Grutzik, Deborah Hamm, Betina Hsieh, William Jeynes, Trinidad Lewis, Xin Li, Ping Liu, Catherine Maiorca, Corinne Martinez, Huong Tran Nguyen, Jyotsna Pattnaik, Ruth Piker, Leslie Reese, Olga Rubio, Fay Shin, Shelley Xu, Jessica Zacher-Pandya
Multiple Subject Credential Program Coordinators
Lisa Isbell, MSCP Program and Asian BILA Emphasis
Olga Rubio, MSCP Spanish BILA Emphasis
Department of Teacher Education: www.csulb.edu/teacher-education
Teacher Preparation Advising Center: www.csulb.edu/collegeofeducation/teacher-preparation-advising-center-tpac
Multiple Subject Credential Program: www.csulb.edu/collegeofeducation/multiple-subject-credential-program-mscp
The Department of Teacher Education offers coursework in credential, certificate, and Master's degree programs that include preliminary and advanced professional preparation. The department houses the Multiple Subject Credential Program, a Reading Certificate program, and Master's degree programs in Early Childhood Education, Dual Language Development, Mathematics Education, and Curriculum and Instruction. Credential program requirements are and subject to change to align with changes in CTC regulations.
ProgramsGraduate and Professional Degrees
CredentialIntegrated Teacher Education Programs (ITEP): BA + Credential Program(s)
- Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education Option, M.A.E.
- Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Secondary Education Option, M.A.E.
- Education, Dual Language Development Option, M.A.E.
- Education, Early Childhood Education Option, M.A.E.
- Education, Mathematics Education, M.A.E.
CoursesEducation - Curriculum and InstructionEducation - Early ChildhoodEducation - ElementaryEducation - ReadingMathematics Education
Satisfying the Entry‑Level Math (ELM) requirement is a prerequisite for all mathematics education courses.