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Free CSET Preparation Workshops
For future SCIENCE and MATH teachers
(CSET - California Subject Examinations for Teachers®)
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There is a profound shortage of science and math teachers in California and the nation.  To address this need, CSUN is offering free Science and Math CSET preparation courses to prepare candidates to pass these assessments of subject mater competence so that they may earn California Science and/or Math Teaching Credentials.

Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
  • $500 stipend upon admission to CSUN math or science credential programs, as long as funds permit*
  • $500 stipend upon issuance of a physics, science or math credential, as long as funds permit*   
  • Free test preparation books to prepare you for the CSET exams.
  • Free advisement for admission to credential program
    • Trying to get into the credential program late in the cycle Ask about these special admissions programs to accelerate your credential program:
    • Workshops are designed for
      • Prospective Teachers intending to apply to a credential program in Science 
      • Teachers seeking an added authorization. To add authorization to teach general science or math, you need to Demonstrate content area subject-matter competence (CSET) and Complete a three-semester-unit or four-quarter-unit course in methodology directly related to teaching in a departmentalized setting in the specific content area sought. (SED 525S-Science, or SED525M-Math)
    • Questions?
      • Neida Salazar, Coordinator of Special Projects; Michael D Eisner College of Education, Education 1202, California State University, Northridge. 91330-8265; 818 677-6632; fax 818-677-6484, nsalazar@csun.edu


GENERAL SCIENCE - Subtest I (CSET 215)

(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) Complete the REGISTRATION FORM to register. Attend all workshops.
DateDayTimeSubjectRoomProfessor
October 14Monday5:00-9:00 PMBiologyChaparral 5227Dr. Gini Vandergon
October 21Monday4:00-10:00 PMPhysicsEducation 2103Dr. Norman Herr
October 24Thursday5:00-9:00 PMChemistryEucalyptus 2132Dr. Dorothy Nguyen-Graff
October 25Friday4:00-10:00 PMPhysicsEducation 2103Dr. Norman Herr
October 28Monday5:00-9:00 PMBiologyChaparral 5227Dr. Gini Vandergon
November 1Friday5:00-9:00 PMBiologyChaparral 5227Dr. Gini Vandergon
November 4Monday4:00-10:00 PMPhysics/GeoscienceEducation 2103Dr. Norman Herr
November 7Thursday5:00-9:00 PMChemistryEucalyptus 2132Dr. Dorothy Nguyen-Graff
November 8Friday4:00-10:00 PMGeoscienceEducation 2103Dr. Norman Herr



PHYSICS - Subtest II (CSET 220) 


(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) Complete the REGISTRATION FORM to register. Attend all workshops.
Date Day Time Subject Room Professor
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr
June 2020 TBA 4:00-9:00 PM Physics-II Education 2103 Dr. Norman Herr


CHEMISTRY - Subtest II (CSET 218) 


MATH-1  (CSET 211)

Subtest 1 (211) covers Algebra and Number Theory.  

(1) Complete the following ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) Complete the REGISTRATION FORM to register. Attend all workshops.
DateDayTimeSubjectRoomInstructor
October 15Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn
October 22Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn
October 29Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn
November 5Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn
November 12Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn
November 19Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn
December 3Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn
December 10Tuesday6:00-10:00 PMMath -1Education 1214Ed Kohn


MATH-2  (CSET 212)


Subtest 2 (212) covers Geometry, Statistics, and Probability.  
(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) Complete the REGISTRATION FORM to register. Attend all workshops.
DateDayTimeSubjectRoomInstructor
October 16Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn
October 23Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn
October 30Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn
November 6Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn
November 13Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn
November 20Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn
December 4Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn
December 11Wednesday6:00-10:00 PMMath-2Education 1214Ed Kohn




MATH-3 (CSET 213)


Subtest 3 (213) covers Calculus and Math History. 

  • Scheduled for Winter 2020
  • Please complete the following ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.


*Eligibility for stipend is based upon availability of funding, with priority given to students who have attended all sessions and earned their math & science credential at CSUN. Consideration will be made for students from other universities who have completed their science or math methods courses (SED525S & SED 525M) at CSUN. 



CBEST

Complete the REGISTRATION FORM to register. Select one workshop.
DateDayTimeSubjectRoomInsturctor
October 17Thursday4:00-7:00 PMCBEST-writingTBAMira Pak
November 19Tuesday4:00-7:00 PMCBEST-writingTBAMira Pak
December 4Tuesday4:00-7:00 PMCBEST-writingTBAMira Pak