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ACT-Residency Program

New opportunity for special education credential candidates to complete a 1-year residency program with a stipend of up to $15,000.  
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California eyes teacher pay boosts to keep them in state

April 3, 2017

Dr. Vanessa Goodwin teaches students in the Special Education Program at Cal State Northridge, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Photo by Hans Gutknetcht from Inland Valley Daily Bulletin.

Drs. Wendy Murawski, Vanessa Goodwin, and Mira Pak were recently featured in an article on efforts to increase the number of teachers in California’s schools — and keep them from fleeing the state, or the profession entirely, a few years in. “If there’s not a whole lot of support and they’re working long hours for low money, they leave the field,” said Wendy Murawski, the executive director and Eisner Endowed Chair of Cal State Northridge’s Center for Teaching and Learning. “Everybody comes in and wants to give 110 percent, but you can’t do that long term.”
Read the full story on the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

What is Project I-Prep?

February 10, 2017

I-PREP Logo- Supprt Growth: Cultivate Change. Become a Special Educator.

Project I-PREP is a federal grant providing financial support to student pursuing special education credential in moderate to severe disabilities. Participants of this grant will receive up to $24,000 in financial support! Read more

Project I-PREP

July 5, 2016

Oviatt Library

Are you interested in working with students with moderate-to-severe disabilities? If so, Project I-PREP may be for you! This project can provide up to $24,000 in financial support as you take coursework and complete fieldwork toward your education specialist credential. For more information contact Dr. Kathy Peckham-Hardin at projectiprep@csun.edu

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