California State University, Bakersfield and Bakersfield City School District Receive Grant to Prepare a New Generation of Teachers
California State University, Bakersfield and Bakersfield City School District have been awarded a grant by the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation to expand practice-based training for new K-8 teachers in implementing the state’s math and science standards. The Department of Teacher Education at California State University, Bakersfield prepares highly qualified teachers and professionals to teach in the K-12 public schools and to work with children and families in other educational settings. California State University, Bakersfield is among 11 California State University (CSU) campuses earning S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation grants.
California Teachers: Register Today for Unique Day of Learning
On Friday, July 29, all California teachers are invited to attend the second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a unique day of learning led by teachers, for teachers. The summit will bring together teachers at nearly 40 locations across the state, including California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Icardo Center to share ideas, join a teacher network, and learn effective strategies for implementing the new California Standards in their classrooms. The program will feature keynote addresses by education leaders, TED-style EdTalks presented by local teachers, and Edcamp discussions on timely topics such as the California Standards in English/Language Arts and Math and the Next Generation Science Standards. Montrelle Henry and Jeremy Adams will be the keynote speakers at CSUB’s event.
CSUB's Kern Rural Teacher Residency Wins Beautiful Bakersfield Award
Each year, the Great Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce recognizes individuals and organizations in our Kern County community at the Beautiful Bakersfield Awards gala dinner. This year’s ceremony was held on Saturday, June 4. More than 100 nominations were received in 16 categories. California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) received three nominations: Kern Rural Teacher Residency (Education); Office of Events (Public/Private Partnership); and Campus Gamers (Life as it Should Be – Civic/Non-Profit). The Kern Rural Teacher Residency won the 2016 Beautiful Bakersfield Award for Education.