Welcome

The Department of Teacher Education prepares candidates to become school teachers and to know and demonstrate the content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to help all P–12 students grow and learn.

Combined and standalone credential programs provide the training and experience needed to qualify for California’s multiple subject and single subject teaching credentials, as well as the mild/moderate and moderate/severe special education credentials.

APU credential candidates are highly sought-after educators known for innovation and leadership in the field. The department assesses candidates from admission through recommendation of credentials in the fulfillment of the highest professional standards.

The Department of Teacher Education produces teachers who are ethical, responsive, and informed practitioners who are faithful stewards of their time, talents, and resources.

Learn more about the department and our faculty.

Note: This information is current for the 2014–15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

News & Features

  • Spring Commencement 2015

    Azusa Pacific's spring commencement ceremonies take place Saturday, May 2. Get information on tickets, ceremony times, live streaming, and more. Congratulations Class of 2015!

  • APU Undergraduate Finals Schedule

    Spring semester finals take place April 27–May 1. Access your finals schedule on home.apu.edu.

  • APU Student Newspaper, Magazine Win Prominent Awards

    Writers for The Clause, Azusa Pacific University’s student weekly paper, and Collide, the school’s monthly student magazine, won national awards from premier organizations of news professionals.