School of Education

Current Students

Welcome, credential candidates! Below are the resources you will need to successfully complete your credential program

Advising—Do you still have questions about your program, classes, requirements, the credential you are pursuing, your future career...or anything else? Of course you do. Everyone does. That’s why we have someone available to answer your questions. Go ahead, click on the link above.

Credential Programs—Select your program to visit the appropriate webpage, where you can find all of the relevant information for that program.

Resources for Credential Candidates—Here are the most crucial university offices and resources available to credential candidates.

Financial AidIn addition to University, state, and federal financial aid options, credential candidates also have the opportunity to take advantage of grants, stipends, and scholarships offered through the School of Education.

Field Placement—Field placements are perhaps the most important element of your program. You should definitely explore this webpage for all the information you need to know regarding field placements.

Handbooks and Forms—This page provides quick and easy access to program handbooks and the forms required for student teaching, sorted by program.

PACT—Is it time for your PACT assessment? Visit our PACT page for everything you need to know about the Performance Assessment for California Teachers.

EdJoin(opens in new window)—Create an account on EdJoin, the website where nearly all available teaching jobs in California are posted. The sooner you familiarize yourself with EdJoin the better, so click on the link today!

Credential Services—Ready to apply for your credential? Credential Services processes the necessary paperwork and makes credential recommendations to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Career CenterFinding employment as a teacher is rather important. The CSU, Chico Career Center offers a plethora of tools and information to help credential candidates navigate the employment process. In addition to offering customized advising specifically for credential candidates, the Career Center also provides several different workshops and a hiring fair every spring.

Masters Programs—Thinking about continuing your education with a masters degree? Explore the options offered by the School of Education.