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CalTeach addresses the state's need for more math and science teachers. Since its inception, 12,015 UC undergraduate students have explored careers in teaching math or science through CalTeach. Of these, 1,920 CalTeach participants have gone on to receive math and science credentials and 1,763 CalTeach alumni have pursued teaching in California’s public schools.

CalTeach continues to grow.

In 2015–16, CalTeach total student participation was 1,882, the highest annual enrollment in the program’s history.

CalTeach continues to grow 2012-2016

CalTeach graduates are earning math and science teaching credentials.

In 2015–16, 249 math, science and supplemental credentials were awarded to alumni of the CalTeach program. This is associated with the enrollment decrease from previous years and is expected to increase, as shown in the chart above.

2006 to 2016 and number of credentials

A significant proportion of UC baccalaureates who go on to earn a math or science credential have participated in CalTeach.

In 2015–16, CalTeach alumni earned 42 percent of all math and science credentials were awarded to UC baccalaureates.

2006 to 2016 number of math or science credentials

CalTeach graduates pursuing math or science credentials are enrolling in teacher education programs across the state, and many are enrolling in UC’s Teacher Education Programs (TEPs).

In 2015–16, 153 CalTeach graduates pursued a math or science credential at a TEP at one of the state’s public institutions of higher education. Of those, 99 (65 percent) enrolled in a UC TEP.

UC and CSU TEP enrollment

CalTeach graduates pursue careers in public education.

Since the program’s inception, 1,763 CalTeach graduates have gone on to work in public schools throughout California, many in high-need communities.California map

*Numbers displayed on the map do not include 40 CalTeach alumni for whom geographic data are missing.