There are numerous programs that support beginning and veteran math and science teachers. Please see below for a list of some outstanding opportunities currently available.
Cal Teach Transitions
Transitions is a professional development and support program for recently credentialed Cal Teach alumni. Through monthly meetings, Transitions teachers work on collaborative strategies for strengthening their classroom practice.
Master Teacher Fellowship
Math for America (MƒA) Berkeley is a sister program to Cal Teach, and was launched in 2010 to provide the most promising mathematics and science teachers in the Bay Area with professional and leadership development opportunities and a supporting community of engaged professionals.
The MƒA Berkeley Master Teacher Fellowship is a five-year program for secondary school mathematics and science teachers who have at least three years' classroom experience teaching in a high-needs district in the Bay Area. The program includes a $10,000 annual stipend as well as additional funds for conference travel, classroom materials, course fees, and other support for teachers' professional development needs. For more details and to apply, please visit the MƒA Berkeley website.
Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship
The KSTF Teaching Fellowship is a five-year program divided into three phases, with each phase building on the next. During the program, Fellows will receive professional development from experienced educators and financial support for professional development, classroom materials and more. For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please visit the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation website.
Cal Teach courses may be taken after graduation through concurrent enrollment. Contact the Cal Teach student advisor for more details.
Our five-course minor is designed to be completed along side your STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) degree.
Students who complete the minor are eligible to apply for the Cal Teach Credential program, a unique opportunity to graduate with both a degree and a teaching credential.