Educator Preparation Performance Reports
Title II of the Higher Education Act (HEA) requires educator preparation programs to provide information on their performance to the public. The most current reports are available here.
Office of Credentials
The Office of Credentials is your point of contact for information about teaching, administrative, or service credential requirements to serve in California schools. A full range of services are available to assist you in meeting your credentialing goals, and Credential Analysts act as your liaison with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).
Office of Student Placements
For teacher candidates, the Office of Student Placements is your go-to resource when you are engaged in field experience, applying to student teach, or completing your clinical practice. Staff seek out collaborative and diverse K-12 settings for field experiences and clinical practice opportunities while ensuring state and national standards are met.
Office of Alumni and Professional Services
School of Education alumni are making a difference in schools and learning communities around the country. The Office of Alumni and Professional Services provides these alumni and current students with job resources, networking opportunities, and ways to sustain their commitment to lifelong learning. The office also maintains a calendar of events, both at APU and outside organizations, for educators seeking professional development opportunities.View the Professional Development Events Calendar
If you’re an aspiring teacher and considering what type of credential to pursue, the following resources can help inform your decision.
- Teaching Credentials: Deciding Which One Is Right for You
- Teacher Preparation Pathways: Deciding Between Student Teaching and an Intern Credential
- TEACH California
Test Preparation for Teachers
Azusa Pacific partners with Teachers Test Prep to offer discounted exam preparation for the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST), California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), and Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA). Get customized study guides and free diagnostic exams to help you succeed, and read our tips for tackling the CSET and CBEST.View Upcoming CTC Exam Dates
U.S. Constitution Challenge Exam
The Division of Teacher Education offers a challenge examination on the U.S. Constitution for teaching credential candidates. The exam provides an alternative way to meet the U.S. Constitution credential requirement for candidates who did not complete applicable undergraduate coursework.
Enrolled Student ResourcesView School of Education Student Handbooks
Azusa Pacific University’s School of Education utilizes Taskstream to support the collection and analysis of candidate outcomes in all of our degree and credential programs. Additionally, Taskstream offers candidates a personalized space to submit signature assignments and other documentation of performance as they progress through a program. Candidates may use their best work for building an online portfolio. All candidates are required to have a Taskstream account and maintain their subscription throughout their time of enrollment in the School of Education.
Note: This information is current for the 2021-22 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.