FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 3, 2005
Special-Education Credential Information Meetings
Informational meetings will be held at the University Center on the College of the Canyon campus for prospective students wishing to pursue a Special Education Credential through California State University Bakersfield. The meetings for the much anticipated program will conducted by California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) and will focus on the admission requirements, prerequisites, and scheduling of the program which is slated to begin in January 2006.
The meetings will begin at 5:00 p.m. on October 12 and November 9, 2005. In order to be considered for admission, a student must attend one of the meetings. A mandatory orientation will then be held at a date to be determined for all students wishing to apply for admission.
The 2-year, part-time program provides a credential and master1s degree in mild/moderate disabilities and is accredited by NCATE and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). NCATE accreditation is a mark of distinction, and provides recognition that the college of education has met national professional standards for the preparation of teachers.
The credential program will begin in January, 2006. All classes will be held in the University Center on the College of the Canyons campus and scheduled are in the evening or on Saturday. Student teaching will take place in the Santa Clarita Valley school districts.
For information about the Special Education Credential program, visit the CSUB web site at www.csub.edu/regional/sped.html
For more information about any of the programs offered at the University Center, contact Theresa Zuzevich at 661-362.5474 or email at email@example.com