Spring 2021 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
    Jul 01, 2022  
Spring 2021 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Clear Teaching Credential: Multiple Subject or Single Subject


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For: Teachers working in private, charter or public schools who need to complete an Induction program in order to Clear their Preliminary California Teaching Credential.

The 2042 Clear Credential program requires 12 units of advanced courses and on-site coaching to be taken AFTER completion of the preliminary credential and can be completed in two years. The PLNU Induction program is approved and accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to earn the Clear Teaching Credential for the Ryan or 2042 Credential.

A PLNU Credential Analyst reviews the transcripts and credential renewal requirements for each teacher participating in the Partnership Program.

Program Learning Outcomes


Candidates who complete the Multiple and Single Subject Clear Credential program will be able to:

Equip

  • Work collaboratively with school site personnel and university faculty to gain a deepened understanding and competence of effective pedagogy and ability to apply academic instruction that includes universal access and equity for all students.
  • Maintain competencies in knowledge, skills, and attitudes that demonstrate the ability to implement the California Standards for the Teaching Profession in order to maximize student success.
  • Develop attitudes and skills to effectively communicate with all students - special needs, diverse cultural groups, and second language learners.

Transform

  • Demonstrate how to identify, clarify, and address barriers to student learning while partnering with community resources to achieve academic goals.
  • Cultivate ongoing self-evaluation and lifelong learning habits that promote dispositions of noble character.

Empower

  • Honor diversity while using pedagogical skill to implement principles of equity and empowerment.
  • Commit to ongoing professional development, a lifestyle of integrity and fairness and the use of high ethical and professional values in the field with administrators, colleagues, parents, and students.

Program Eligibility for the Clear Teaching Credential: Multiple Subject or Single Subject


See the degree to which the credential program is attached.

Credential Requirements


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Multiple and Single Subject Preliminary Credential holders can earn and receive a Clear credential by completing our CTC-approved Induction program consisting of the following requirements and satisfying all of the following:

Note(s):


Elective units toward the Clear Credential are suggested as they meet components of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.  Elective units are ultimately determined by the candidate, their assigned coach, and the program director based on the goals in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP).

The needs of Ryan Credential Candidates are addressed separately if there are CTC requirements beyond those offered above.

Those interested in seeking a Master of Arts in Education in Leadership in Learning in addition to the Professional Clear Credential may apply their Clear coursework to the M.A. degree. This degree requires 36 units (12 courses) of graduate-level work. Candidates usually take six (6) units per semester including summers.

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