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Prepare to Teach Mathematics

While fulfilling the preliminary credential requirements prospective mathematics teachers will need to demonstrate knowledge of the what (the content) and the how (the methods) of teaching in this subject area. Read about the elementary teaching requirements if you wish to teach mathematics along with other subjects typically at the K-8 grade levels.

Demonstrate knowledge of what to teach, otherwise known as subject-matter competency, in one of two ways:

Demonstrate knowledge of how to teach by applying for a credential from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC), the state agency that grants credentials: