Foundational Level Math and Science Credential Program

Report
A Partnership
Los Angeles Unified School District
Centinela, Compton, Inglewood, and Lynwood Unified School Districts
Los Angeles Region Workforce Investment Boards
CSU Dominguez Hills School of Education
CSU Dominguez Hills College of Extended and International Education
Welcome and Introductions
◦ Dr. Anupama Joshi, Acting Dean, College of
Professional Studies
◦ Dr. Marge Gordon, Dean, College of Extended and
International Education
◦ Dr. Cindy Grutzik, Acting Director/Associate Dean,
School of Education
Agenda
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Understanding the Opportunity: WIBs and the NEG
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Overview of the FLM/FLGS Program at CSUDH
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Tuition and Fees
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Eligibility
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Q&A
Multi-Sector National Emergency Grant
Your Opportunity is Here
The South Bay Workforce Investment
Board, Inc. (SBWIB Inc.) has been awarded a
$45,080,077 National Emergency Grant to
provide re-employment services to about
5,880 workers affected by layoffs from a
number of private and public
sector employers located in
20 California counties.
An Opportunity for a New Career
The Los Angeles City and Los Angeles County
Workforce Investment Boards have partnered with
SBWIB to bring some of these funds to Los Angeles
to assist the employees affected by layoffs from
specific private and public employers.
A Beneficial Partnership
Los Angeles City Workforce Investment Board
Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board
South Bay Workforce Investment Board
Los Angeles Unified School District
Centinela, Compton, Inglewood, Lynwood Unified
School Districts
California State University Dominguez Hills
Overview of the
FLM/FLGS Program at CSUDH
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Purpose and Goals:
◦ Support LA teachers, including our grads
◦ Address the long-term needs of our partner districts and
their teachers
◦ Provide a streamlined and rigorous program to prepare
Math and Science teachers for high school and middle
school classrooms.
What is a Foundational Level
Credential?
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Foundational Level Math:
◦ Teach general mathematics, algebra, geometry,
probability and statistics, and consumer
mathematics in K-12
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Foundational Level General Science:
◦ Teach General and Introductory Sciences in K-12
◦ Teach Integrated Sciences K-8
Requirements
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Have a valid CA credential (Multiple Subjects, Single
Subject)
 www.ctc.ca.gov
Complete a Secondary Teaching methods course
Pass Subtests I and II of the CSET in Math or General
Science
Be recommended for the FLM or FLGS credential
Program Plan for FLM/FLGS
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7 units of coursework
January – May 2012
CSUDH Instructors
Courses mapped onto the two subtests
of the CSET
Additional content workshops available
Take Subtest I in March
Take Subtests I & II in May
Foundational Level
Math Preparation
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Review of Essential Concepts in Number
and Algebraic Systems for Teachers
Review of Essential Concepts in Geometry,
Statistics, and Probability for Teachers
Instructional Methods for Mathematics
Strategies and Techniques for Taking the
CSET
Foundational Level
General Science Preparation
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Physical Science Content and Pedagogy
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Life Science Content and Pedagogy
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Instructional Methods for Science
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Strategies and Techniques for Taking the CSET
Tuition and Fees
Babette Wald, Program Director
CSUDH College of Extended and International Education
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All costs for the program will be covered. This includes CSET
test fees and credential filing fees through Cal State
Dominguez Hills
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The U.S. Department of Labor National Emergency Grant to
California will provide the primary funding
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If eligible, the Workforce Investment Board may provide
additional support services that can include:
transportation, childcare, job placement, and/or career counseling.
All are eligible for resume help and job search assistance.
National Emergency Grant Program
Eligibility
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Must have documentation verifying specific
lay-off date
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Proof of Citizenship & Social Security Card
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Selective Service Registration & Picture ID
Look up on-line at: http://www.sss.gov/records.htm
Next Steps
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Attend a Program Enrollment Session scheduled by
WIB or WorkSource Center
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Complete Application Package/ Secure Necessary
Documents
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Other Programs Offered by WIBs
o Job Search Workshops/Seminars
o Resume Review
o Job Development
o Case Management
o Support Services
o Skill Enhancement Training
Contact Information
LA County Workforce Investment Board
Tony Herrera
(562) 946-2237, x. 248
[email protected]
LA City Workforce Investment Board
Gary De La Rosa
(213) 744-7177
[email protected]
South Bay Workforce Investment Board
Robert Mejia
(310) 970-7747
[email protected]
CSUDH College of Extended and International Education
Babette Wald
(310) 243-3730
[email protected]
More Resources
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Websites
 www.csudh.edu/cps/soe
 www.I-Train.org
CSUDH Disabled Student Services (310) 243-3660
This equal opportunity program is 100% federally funded
through an $18 million grant from the US Department of
Labor's National Emergency Grant program.
Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to
individuals with disabilities. To request accommodation,
please contact the Office of Disabled Student Services.
Q&A
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Be sure to complete the survey.
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