Services of the Teacher Prep Center

The Teacher Prep Center offers information, resources and advice for students interested in teaching as a career.

Make an appointment to see a Teacher Prep and/or transfer counselor.

Call (415) 239-3890 or visit MUB 249.


We can help you with ...

  • Information & resources on obtaining a teaching credential in California.
  • Details on Bay Area colleges & universities that offer credential programs including San Francisco State University.
  • Suggested pathways for transfer credential candidates and suggested general education coursework to complete while at City College of San Francisco.
  • Seminars and presentations on selected topics.
  • Linkages with other campus resources including, Financial Aid, Counseling, Career Center, PDP/Early Childhood Career Resource Center, California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher Program, EOPS, San Francisco State University Credential Programs & Transfer Articulation Bridge Programs, ROP, School - to - Career Pathways, Mission Science Workshop & the Math & Science Teacher Recruitment Project
  • Coursework offered in partnership with San Francisco Unified School District Elementary Schools: the Teacher Career Pathway at Lincoln High Schools and San Francisco State University.
  • What is CBEST? For CBEST and CSET test preparation information look in the class schedule at CCSF for LERN 53A,B,C and D sections on CSET and CBEST math and English test prep classes.  
  • Information on opportunities to explore the teaching profession including, Americorps service in SFUSD elementary schools, field experience courses, tutoring, service learning & mentoring opportunities, work experience, paid and volunteer opportunities to work with children, teacher preparation and child development coursework.
  • Financial aid resources and incentive information available on the following resources: SFUSD Paraprofessional Training Program, Child Development Training Consortium Grant Program, CAL Grants including CAL Grant T, Student Aid Commission Grants, TEACH , CTC Teaching Credential Program, CCSF Financial Aid, CCSF EOPS.