Despite the statewide decreases in the number of people entering the teaching profession, enrollment in CalTeach continues to rise. CalTeach enrollment is at the highest level since the program’s inception. In 2013-14, CalTeach participation reached 1,742 participants, continuing an upward trend in participation. In 2013-14, CalTeach alumni accounted for nearly 47 percent of all the math and science credentials awarded to UC baccalaureates. Consistent with the program’s mission to prepare prospective educators who represent the growing diversity of California’s K-12 students, nearly 67 percent of 2013-14 CalTeach STEM graduates were students of color (African American, American Indian, Chicano/Latino or Asian), 59 percent were women, and 42 percent would be the first in their families to graduate from college. To date, over 1,300 math and science teaching credentials have been awarded to CalTeach graduates.
CalTeach addresses the state's need for more math and science teachers.
Since its inception, Cal Teach has enrolled 7,877 participants, of whom 1,085 have gone on to receive teacher credentials in either math or science.
CalTeach continues to grow.
In 2012-13, CalTeach enrolled 1,738 participants, an increase of 6 percent over the previous year. At this rate, the program can be expected to attract more than 2,000 participants annually by 2015-16.
CalTeach graduates are becoming math and science teachers.
Since 2006-07, the number of credentials awarded to CalTeach graduates has steadily increased, despite a diminishing number of teacher credentials being awarded across the state.
UC graduates who earn a math or science credential are also, increasingly,CalTeach graduates.
In 2012-13, CalTeach graduates accounted for 40 percent of all math and science credentials awarded to UC baccalaureates.
CalTeach graduates are enrolling in UC Teacher Education Programs.
In 2012-13, 183 CalTeach graduates pursued a math or science credential at a teacher education program (TEP) at one of the state’s public institutions of higher education. Of those,147 (80 percent) enrolled in a TEP at the University of California.
CalTeach graduates pursue careers in public education.
CalTeach reaches students and schools throughout the state.Altogether, 14 percent of CalTeach alumni have pursued careers in public schools throughout California, many in high-need communities.
Nearly 1,100 CalTeach alumni have pursued careers in public school districts throughout the state.*