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Holidays

TCSJ Office Holiday Hours & Closures

  • Monday, December 24: CLOSED
  • Tuesday, December 25: CLOSED
  • Wednesday, December 26 - Friday, December 28: Open: 8AM – 3:30PM
  • Monday, December 31: CLOSED
  • Tuesday, January 1: CLOSED
  • Wednesday, January 2 - Friday, January 4: Open: 8AM – 3:30PM

Beginning Monday, January 7th, TCSJ will resume its normal office hours. Have a wonderful holiday season!

San Joaquin County Classified Employee Teacher Grant

San Joaquin County Classified Employee Teacher Grant

Are you a classified employee in San Joaquin County who wants to become a teacher? Apply for a grant to earn $6,000 towards earning a teaching credential at TCSJ!

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The New TCSJ App

The new TCSJ App is here

Whether you are a current student or inquiring about TCSJ for the first time, you can use the Teachers College of San Joaquin app to help you find out what you need to know!

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TCSJ is a credential granting institution accredited by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

TCSJ is a degree granting institution regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

TCSJ offers professional learning opportunities

Student Testimonials

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Testimonial 1

The TCSJ STEM with MIAA M.Ed. program is a bona fide, precious treasure of the San Joaquin County Office of Education. The integration of rigorous, relevant coursework, 21st Century Skills-based thinking, and supportive, approachable, and intellectually stimulating faculty have made my Mathematics and STEM knowledge base grow exponentially with each course I take. I love how immediately transferable my TCSJ experiences are to my own classroom. Self-reflection, collaboration with peers, and the application of research based practices have pushed me beyond my self-professed teaching limitations to be a positive force in the field of Mathematics and STEM education. Being a life-long learner, I believe that it’s never too late to achieve your goals, even at the age of 51; I drive each week from Tracy, excited about what I’ll learn next with my TCSJ family!
—Sherry Gleason, STEM w/ MIAA M.Ed. Candidate

Testimonial 2

I have really enjoyed my Masters Degree courses through TCSJ. The Early Childhood Education Courses were informational with instructors who are knowledgeable, making the classes interesting and relevant. I have been able to take ideas taught and lessons that were created and shared, back to my classroom to use with my students. The Masters Program has been a wonderful experience and I felt supported by everyone at TCSJ throughout my experience. I highly recommend TCSJ to anyone who is looking to further their education.
—Elizabeth Magnuson, M.Ed. Early Education

About Us

TCSJ by the Numbers

as of October 2018

1,394

Total candidates enrolled in a program at TCSJ

60

The number of districts and schools within an eight-county region served by TCSJ

281

Candidates are earning a master’s degree at TCSJ

688

Candidates are enrolled in a TCSJ credential program

90%

Retention rate in the TCSJ Masters Of Education Program

99%

Of TCSJ’s 2013 teaching credential graduates are still teaching (Nationally, 17% of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years.)
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93%

of TCSJ Pre-Service candidates who became intern eligible were hired as teachers and entered TCSJ’s teaching credential program. (Pre-Service students from April 2017-April 2018)