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Key components to EDU Introduction to Teaching course
            Diverse learners– ALL EDU classes should include diversity
            Contemporary Education issues
            American Education System
            TPEs and CSTPs
            Structured Fieldwork with Public school/credentialed
            teacher (no subs)
            Introduces students to the concepts and issues related to
            K-12 (Elementary fieldwork only on C-ID. No TK listed on
            C-ID. Need to advocate to change these two things.)
            All 3 levels of TK-12
            45 hour fieldwork·
            TB test and immunizations may be required
            Fingerprinting may be required
            Consistency with title would be helpful to students -
            Introduction to (Elementary)Teaching?

        C-ID Course Content (Must include but are not limited to)
        1. Elements of effective classroom environments consistent with
        the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and
        state adopted Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs)
        2. Examination of one’s beliefs and assumptions about and
        experiences with teachers and teaching
        3. The teaching profession, including an emphasis on
        professional standards, ethics, and professionalism
        4. The history, governance and finance of public schooling
        5. Purposes and roles of schooling and their community
        6. Overview of contemporary issues in schools: e.g., standards,
        inclusion, high stakes testing, bilingual education, social issues,
        standardized curriculum; standards and frameworks
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