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Teacher Education

If you are considering a career in teaching, you will find that it is a profession like no other. Teaching is an art, a science, a way of life, a vocation, an inspiration, and a passion.

As a teacher, you will experience the joy of making a difference in the lives of your students on a daily basis. You get to share in the wonder and excitement as you help children learn about themselves and discover the world around them.

You will also become a lifelong learner, digging deeper into your subject matter and incorporating new ideas in your own classroom. Every day will be different, holding a unique set of challenges and rewards. By becoming a teacher, you will change your own life and touch countless others.

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.

Our department offers both Single Subject and Multiple Subject teaching credential programs.

Courses are offered at CSUB's two campuses.

Please click on the links at left for more information about the Teacher Education department at CSUB.

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The MISSION of the CSUB Department of Teacher Education is to prepare educator advocates who are leaders in their communities and invested in developing students as capable and compassionate change-agents. Our VISION: all schools will have transformational educators who prepare and inspire students to create more just, inclusive, and informed communities. Close Quote

Teacher Education at CSUB

Department of Teacher Education

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

CREDENTIAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR  
for MS / SS Teaching Credential Program:
Shaylyn Marks 
MS/SS Program Director
(661) 654-2458
smarks2@csub.edu
Office: EDUC 223

STUDENT INFORMATION &
PROGRAM APPLICATIONS
for the MS / SS Teaching Credential Program:
Jayme Barton
Program Evaluator
(661) 654-3075
jbarton5@csub.edu
Office: EDUC 134

STUDENT ADVISING  
for MS / SS Teaching Credential Program:
Patricia Lane 
MS/SS Academic Advisor
(661) 654-2482
plane3@csub.edu
Office: EDUC 233

 

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT SUPPORT  
Administrative Support Coordinator II 
Paula Francis
(661) 654-3134
pfrancis@csub.edu 
Office: EDUC 117

 

Antelope Valley Center

California State University, Bakersfield-AV
43909 30th Street West
Lancaster, CA  93536

Phone: (661) 952-5080
Fax: (661) 952-5122
Office: 301