Student California Teachers Association consists of college students pursuing careers as educators. SCTA provides opportunities to address the broader aspects of education such as technological advances, governmental policies and issues, social issues and philosophical controversies.
To help in developing qualified, skilled and passionate future educators
To participate in community service, and foster positive community relationships
To support diverse membership and working together to promote a public education system that values diversity of our state
To be proactive and informed to gain a personal understanding of the issues that concern education
Local chapters also provide professional support by facilitating conferences, workshops, and networking opportunities. Membership dues are $30 and members have the opportunity to submit a scholarship application to help cover testing (CBEST & CSET) fees.
The UC Davis School of Education is committed to developing informed citizens and advocates for productive and powerful educational environments in a democratic and ever-changing society. Specific elements of this commitment to undergraduate education include:
Educating students to be critical participants in and creators of educational contexts—formal and non-formal—that are powerful for all learners.
Recruiting thoughtful and creative individuals into the educational profession as educators, researchers, and/or policy makers.
Promoting the value of diversity in strengthening learning environments and our society.
The School of Education is committed to offering a broad range of undergraduate course offerings targeted toward the needs and interests of all undergraduate students, as well as those who minor in education.
A great way to learn more about the UC Davis Teacher Credential/M.A. program is by attending a Credential Information Session. Sessions are typically conducted twice per month, from September to May, with the exception of February when no sessions will be held. Unless noted all sessions are held in Room 174 of the School of Education Building.
Upcoming Info Sessions for Teaching Credential
Thursday, December 11, 5:00 pm -7:00 pm: This session has been CANCELED due to weather concerns!!!!
Saturday, January 10, 10:00 am -12:00 noon
Wednesday, January 21, 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
During the session we will discuss the following topics:
Credential & Masters Program Format
When the year starts; how soon you will earn your credential; how you move on to the Masters portion of the program
Provide Information Regarding our Prerequisites
How to meet the requirements; how to have a class reviewed to see if it is equivalent; how to have your G.P.A. evaluated, what to do if prerequisites can’t be met by application deadline
Information Regarding Required Testing
California Basic Skills Requirement (commonly known as CBEST); Subject Matter Verification (commonly known as CSET); how timing of the tests impacts when you should apply
The Admission Process
When is the best time to apply; how to apply; what happens after you apply
We encourage questions throughout the presentation and provide a small group format for a Q & A session with faculty/staff at the end of each session.
Attend a session!
To reserve your space or request more information about the a session, please email email@example.com. Although an RSVP is not required, the info session date, time, or location can change. For this reason, please check back on the website the morning of an information session to confirm. If you have submitted an RSVP we will notify you of any changes.
Unless otherwise noted all sessions are held in the School of Education Building Room 174.
Build a foundation of knowledge for those who plan to earn a teaching credential, enter a profession that focuses on working with people, or an advanced degree in Education (or related field). The minor will allow you to access the resources offered by the School of Education: internship and research opportunities, current developments in educational research and policy, events related to education. Students will receive a transcript notation upon completion of the minor.