Simpson University to offer two credential programs in Siskiyou County

For Immediate Release

11.30.2010

REDDING, Calif. – Simpson University's School of Education will launch a teaching credential program and a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) and Master of Arts in Education in Siskiyou County beginning in January.

Dean of Education Dr. Glee Brooks said, "Simpson University's School of Education is known for bringing our programs to the students. We're offering the convenience of having an established program with expert professors delivered to Siskiyou County residents."

The teaching credential program will be offered at the College of the Siskiyous campus in Weed on Monday evenings beginning Jan. 10, and the PASC program will offer courses on Tuesday and Thursday evenings via live video conferencing beginning Jan. 11. Both programs are four semesters.

"Our courses prepare new teachers to be effective in the education field today through blended coursework, observations in schools and 17 weeks of student teaching, which can be completed in the students' community," said Dr. Brooks. "We've prepared nearly 100 Siskiyou County educators who have a passion for teaching and leading."

The School of Education has offered cohorts in Sacramento, Modoc, Lassen, and Tehama Counties..

Students interested in the Siskiyou County spring cohort must complete the application process by Dec. 15.

Financial aid for both programs is available.

To receive more information about the PASC or teaching credential program, visit simpsonu.edu/teach or contact Kim Snow at ksnow@simpsonu.edu or (530) 226-4633.

Simpson University is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate and teaching credential programs. Simpson’s academic programs includes ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults in the north state. Simpson’s recent curriculum expansion includes degrees in biology, nursing, outdoor leadership, and a master’s degree in counseling psychology. For more information about the university, or to arrange a personalized visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit simpsonu.edu.

 

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