The University of Redlands provides a multi-faceted teacher education program. After successful completion of the required course work and program requirements, students advance to student teaching.

The regulations and requirements of our teacher education program are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). All teacher credentials candidates must demonstrate competency in their specific subject matter area prior to student teaching and the teaching seminar.

Student-Teaching/ Internship Deadlines


Student-teaching/internship term

Deadline to submit Student-teaching/internship application

Fall 2018

May 4, 2018

Spring 2019

September 22, 2018 *extended

Fall 2019

May 6, 2019

Spring 2020

September 3, 2019


Requirements to Advance to student teaching/teaching internship

Student-teaching/Teaching internship requirements 

· GPA requirement: Student teachers must have a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA in pre-service foundations and methods courses. No courses below a 2.0.

· Students must clear all holds

· TB test: Must have proof of a current negative tuberculosis test on file that will not expire prior to completion of program. Students are responsible for keeping negative TB test up to date. Email updated negative TB test results to

· Successful completion of Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA). TPA requirement will vary based on catalog year. Student who began their program on or after Summer 2018, do not need to meet this requirement prior to student-teaching. 

· Subject Matter Competency. Subject-matter competency is met either through successful completion of all CSET section(s) or by submission of a waiver letter from an CCTC approved institution. 

o  Subject Matter Competency for Education Specialist Candidates: a student may pass the approved examination(s) or complete an approved subject-matter program for the Single Subject Credential areas of teaching art, English, world language, mathematics including foundational-level mathematics, music, science including foundational-level and specialized science, and social science or the approved examination for the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. The exemption for holders of previously issued general education teaching credentials continues. Also, individuals applying for an Early Childhood Education Specialist Credential are not required to complete the subject-matter competence requirement.

Learn more

·      Complete an Advance to Student Teaching Request form on or before the designated deadline. 

Teaching Interns Only

In addition to the requirements mentioned above, teaching internship candidates must meet the following

· GPA requirement: 3.0 Grade or equivalent in ALL pre-service foundations and methods courses. 

·  Have met the U.S. Constitution requirement for the credential  

· Completed Internship Application on or before the designated deadline.

· Resume that includes education and teaching experiences

· 4 letters of recommendation (see internship application)

o  2 Letters from outside sources

o  2 recommendations from University of Redlands’ methods instructors. Using the following form:

         Methods Instructor Recommendation Form


TPA Due Dates


Due Date

TPA 1 & 3

October 12, 2018

TPA 2 & 4

December 7, 2018


TPA codes

TPA 3 code: 18FEBAL

TPA 4 code: 18FEBCTE


Student Teaching Weekly Schedule

Click here to view a model of a typical schedule for a semester-long or 14-week student teaching experience. You will find student-teaching forms, evaluations and development plans. 

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Teaching Internship Weekly Schedule

Click here to view a model of a typical schedule for a semester-long or 18-week intern-teaching experience. You will find intern forms, evaluations and development plans.