CalTeach 2014-15 Program Highlights

Monday, August 1, 2016

The University of California Science and Math Teacher Initiative (SMI/CalTeach) helps to address California’s shortage of well-qualified K-12 mathematics and science teachers by improving California’s undergraduate pipeline to mathematics and science teaching credentials.

Cal Teach at UC Berkeley is proud to contribute to this initiative through its Science and Math Education Minor and Credential Program. READ MORE



CalTeach Students to Graduate With Degrees, Credentials

Friday, May 13, 2016

Stephanie Ruiz and Carisza Lenaburg will be among the many UC Merced students earning bachelor’s degrees at this weekend’s commencement ceremonies. Unlike their fellow graduates, however, Ruiz and Lenaburg will also be graduating with single-subject teaching credentials from UC Berkeley.  READ MORE



UC pledges to boost pipeline of STEM educators

Monday, February 29, 2016

The University of California is stepping up its efforts to prepare new science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers for classrooms across California.  READ MORE



New NSF Grants Support Cal Teach Berkeley Scholarships, Internships, and Research

Monday, December 7, 2015

Current and prospective K–12 teachers involved in the Cal Teach Berkeley program now have more opportunities to develop as science and math educators, thanks to two new grants that extend National Science Foundation (NSF) support for scholarships, internships, and research experiences.  READ MORE



Obama Administration lauds UC's commitment to Latino student achievement

Monday, October 19, 2015

The University of California's efforts to streamline the community college transfer process and a pioneering program that launches math and science majors into teaching careers were among several UC programs the White House recognized today (Oct. 15) for investing in high-quality education that will benefit the nation’s Latino community.  READ MORE



A Year in Cal Teach

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A lot can happen in a year. For students in the Cal Teach Berkeley program, a year can encompass coursework, field placements in middle and high school classrooms, and research in a campus lab. Most of all, it incorporates a lot of learning.  READ MORE



Sisters Make Cal Teach a Family Affair

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sometimes it takes encouragement to choose a career in teaching. Statistics major Cindy Kang didn’t have to look far: Her older sister, Connie, was a Cal Teach Berkeley student.  READ MORE



Embracing K–12 Computer Science Education

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Today, computing technology is part of everyday life and every field. California’s booming tech industry has more jobs than people to fill them. Yet in one area, computer science lags behind: K–12 education.  READ MORE