Application + Eligibility


We are currently accepting applications for our Bilingual Spanish cohort. Start your application today!

Our next application deadline is January 9th

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Sign up for a one-on-one with a Pathway to Teaching recruiter to learn more about the program and the application for our sixth cohort (2022-23 school year).

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To be eligible to join Pathway to Teaching, you must:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Meet the basic skills requirement by taking the CBEST or fulfilling it through one of these other options no later than April 1, 2022
  • Meet the subject matter competency requirement no later than April 1, 2022
    • Multiple Subject and Bilingual Candidates: Complete Multiple Subject CSETs I, II, III
    • Education Specialist Candidates: Complete Multiple Subject CSETs I, II, III or a complete the CSETs for a core Single Subject credential
    • Bilingual Spanish teachers must also complete the Spanish CSET III, or hold a 3-year or higher degree from an institution in a Spanish-speaking country

Candidates for the Spanish Bilingual Authorization must already hold a valid teaching credential with English Learner Authorization (Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Education Specialist) or enter the Pathway program as a dual-enrollment participant and complete the work toward Spanish Bilingual Authorization concurrently with that of the Multiple Subject or Education Specialist program.


To begin teaching as an Intern with Pathway to Teaching, you must:


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