Science is a field that can lead to important innovations, such as the ability to find new sources of fuel or to develop life-saving medications. Today's students must have the science and technology skills necessary to thrive in a global economy. It takes strong knowledge of content and pedagogy to teach science, and efficacy in these areas is the single greatest factor in determining students' success in this critical subject area.
Will you answer the call? If you are ready to make the difference of a lifetime, take the next step — TEACH science!
Interested? The California State University (CSU) system is the largest state supported system providing teacher preparation programs in California. Why Become a Science Teacher? provides an overview of California State University (CSU) resources, including links to all credential programs in the system. Consider talking to an academic advisor to identify the program and pathway that best meets your needs.
Changing careers? Investigate teaching science, technology, engineering, mathematics or Career Technical Education in California. Find out how from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the state agency that grants credentials.
Science is for Kids, Comstock's website
Can Scientists Help End the Teacher Shortage?, The Atlantic