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“Residency at TCSJ” launching fall 2019

“Residency at TCSJ” launching fall 2019

Resident teachers work with a master teacher for an entire school year.

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M.Ed. Environmental Literacy has arrived

Environmental Literacy M.Ed. has arrived

This program will prepare educators for leadership roles in environmental literacy.

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NEW TCSJ Building coming fall 2020!

NEW TCSJ Building coming fall 2020!

Check out the TCSJ New Building webpage to see frequent picture updates!

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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

The New TCSJ App

Download the TCSJ mobile app!

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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Becoming the Captain of Your Classroom Workshop
Thursday, March 28, 6:00PM-8:00PM

Becoming the Captain of Your Classroom

Presented by Cyndee G. Kawalek, MSW

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NEW TCSJ Building coming fall 2020! Workshop
Monday, April 8, 4:30PM-7:30PM

Exploring Relevant Research

Presented by Dr. Elham Sayyad-Abdi

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NEW TCSJ Building coming fall 2020! Graduation
Sunday, June 2, 2019, 1PM-3PM

TCSJ Commencement Ceremony

Delta College, Atherton Auditorium.

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NEW TCSJ Building coming fall 2020! Application Deadline
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Residency at TCSJ

How to Apply

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 February 2019


Total candidates enrolled in a program at TCSJ


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


Candidates are earning a master’s degree at TCSJ


Candidates are enrolled in a TCSJ teaching credential program


Retention rate in the TCSJ Masters Of Education Program


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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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)