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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 on our mailing list.
  • $750 stipend upon admission to CSUN math or science credential programs, 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)

CSET 220 is required to earn a chemistry credential
(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) A registration form will be sent to those who complete the online interest survey.  
Due to COVID-19, all sessions will be conducted online.  Participants will need a computer with a microphone or webcam to dialog with the instructor and other participants.
DayDateTopicTimeLocationInstructor
MondayJuly 20Physics part-14:00-10:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
TuesdayJuly 21Physics part-24:00-10:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
WednesdayJuly 22Physics - Geoscience4:00-10:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
ThursdayJuly 23Geoscience4:00-10:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
TBATBAChemistry Part-1TBAOnline (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
TBATBAChemistry Part-2TBAOnline (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
TBATBABiology Part-1TBAOnline (synchronous)Dr. Vandergon
TBATBABiology Part-2TBAOnline (synchronous)Dr. Vandergon
TBATBABiology Part-3TBAOnline (synchronous)Dr. Vandergon

PHYSICS - Subtest II (CSET 220) 

CSET 220 is required to earn a physics credential

(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) A registration form will be sent to those who complete the online interest survey.  
Due to COVID-19, all sessions will be conducted online.  Participants will need a computer with a microphone or webcam to dialog with the instructor and other participants.
DayDateTopicTimeLocationInstructor
MondayJune 15Physics-II part-14:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
WednesdayJune 17Physics-II part-24:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
MondayJune 22Physics-II part-34:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
WednesdayJune 24Physics-II part-44:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
MondayJune 29Physics-II part-54:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
WednesdayJuly 1Physics-II part-64:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
MondayJuly 6Physics-II part-74:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
WednesdayJuly 8Physics-II part-84:00-9:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr


CHEMISTRY - Subtest II (CSET 218) 

CSET 218 is required to earn a chemistry credential

(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) A registration form will be sent to those who complete the online interest survey.  
Due to COVID-19, all sessions will be conducted online.  Participants will need a computer with a microphone or webcam to dialog with the instructor and other participants. 
DayDateTopicTimeLocationInstructor
TuesdayJune 16Chemistry-II part-14:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
ThursdayJune 18Chemistry-II part-24:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
TuesdayJune 23Chemistry-II part-34:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
WednesdayJune 24Chemistry-II part-44:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
ThursdayJune 25Chemistry-II part-54:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
TuesdayJune 30Chemistry-II part-64:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
MondayJuly 7Chemistry-II part-74:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
WednesdayJuly 9Chemistry-II part-84:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Dr. Nguyen
ThursdayJuly 16Chemistry-II part-94:00-8:01Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr
FridayJuly 17Chemistry-II part-104:00-8:02Online (synchronous)Dr. Herr


MATH-1  (CSET 211)

Subtest 1 (211) covers Algebra and Number Theory

(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) A registration form will be sent to those who complete the online interest survey.
Due to COVID-19, all sessions will be conducted online. Participants will need a computer with a microphone or webcam to dialog with the instructor and other participants.
Day Date Topic Time Location Instructor
TBA TBA Math-1 part 1 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed Kohn
TBA TBA Math-1 part 2 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed Kohn
TBA TBA Math-1 part 3 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed Kohn
TBA TBA Math-1 part 4 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed Kohn
TBA TBA Math-1 part 5 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed Kohn
TBA TBA Math-1 part 6 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed Kohn
TBA TBA Math-1 part 7 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed Kohn
TBA TBA Math-1 part 8 4:00-8:00 Online (synchronous) Ed 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) A registration form will be sent to those who complete the online interest survey. 
Due to COVID-19, all sessions will be conducted online. Participants will need a computer with a microphone or webcam to dialog with the instructor and other participants. 
DayDateTopicTimeLocationInstructor
TBATBAMath-2 part 14:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 24:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 34:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 44:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 54:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 64:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 74:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 84:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn




MATH-3  (CSET 212)

Subtest 3 (213) covers Calculus and Math History

(1) Complete the ONLINE INTEREST SURVEY to be put on our mailing list.
(2) A registration form will be sent to those who complete the online interest survey. 
Due to COVID-19, all sessions will be conducted online. Participants will need a computer with a microphone or webcam to dialog with the instructor and other participants. 

DayDateTopicTimeLocationInstructor
TBATBAMath-2 part 14:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 24:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 34:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 44:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 54:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 64:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 74:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn
TBATBAMath-2 part 84:00-8:00Online (synchronous)Ed Kohn

*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.