Accelerated Collaborative Teacher Preparation Program

  • ACT Program Elementary Education

    ACT Now to Make a Difference

  • ACT Program Elementary Education

    Pursue Your Teaching Credential

  • Secondary Education - Take the Steps to Your Next Career

    Take the Steps to Your Next Career

  • ACT Program Secondary Education

    Accelerate Your Goal to Become a Teacher

  • ACT Program Secondary Education

    Begin a Rewarding Career

  • ACT Program Elementary Education

    Help Fill the Teacher Shortage

Contact Information

ACT Program Office

Michael D. Eisner College of Education
ED 3101D
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, California 91330-8265

Chris McDonald, Administrative Assistant
(818) 677-2567

ACT Director

Dr. Nancy Burstein
ED 3108
(818) 677-2552


University coordinators, representing each of the three credential options (multiple subject, single subject, special education), are responsible for administering the ACT Program. Specific questions regarding your credential program should be addressed to the appropriate university ACT Coordinator:

Elementary Education

Dr. David Kretschmer
Elementary Education Coordinator
ED 2116
(818) 677-2563

Secondary Education

Dr. Brian Foley
Secondary Education Coordinator
ED 2106
(818) 677-4005

Special Education

Dr. Nancy Burstein
Special Education Coordinator
ED 3108
(818) 677-2552