Elementary Education

Why study Elementary Education at CCC

Teachers have the superpowers of changing lives, strengthening communities, and inspiring students to reach their greatest potential. What other profession could be more important? If you are ready to begin your journey to become an elementary school teacher, we would be honored to have you join our program.

This program is dedicated to preparing our students to become elementary school teachers (grades TK-6) and earning a Multiple Subject Credential. Our coursework includes valuable fieldwork opportunities to gain hands-on classroom experience and insight into the teaching profession. Through partnerships with our local universities, you will have multiple transfer and credential program options to consider. You will learn from education faculty who are credentialed TK-12 teachers, who are passionate about creating opportunities for all students to succeed, and who will provide you with current and relevant learning experiences.

Our Philosophy

We are here to serve all students pursuing the dream of becoming a credentialed teacher. We are committed to supporting you both during your time in our program and while transferring to a university to complete your degree and teaching credential. Just like our school’s mission, this program truly embodies the belief in “Creating Opportunities One Student at a Time” and will provide you with a variety of student support to help you reach your goal of becoming a teacher.

Courses and Programs

Elementary Education Courses:

Course Course Title Units
Education 10 Introduction to Teaching 3

Elementary Education Degree and Certificate Programs:

Program Type Major Code
Elementary Teacher Education AA-T C.5892.AA-T

Career Opportunities

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Paraprofessional

Contact Us

If you are interested in the Teacher Education Pathway and would like more information, please submit an Interest Form and you will be contacted by a member of the pathway. We appreciate your interest and look forward to speaking with you about this rewarding career opportunity.


Elementary Education Contacts

Name Discipline E-mail
Rachel Moring-Garcia Counselor rachel.moring@cloviscollege.edu
Megan Bennett, Ed.D. Education Instructor megan.bennett@cloviscollege.edu


California Teaching Fellows Foundation

California Teaching Fellows Foundation

Teaching Fellows employs our CCC students in their afterschool and before school programs which are in schools all over the Central Valley.

California Teaching Fellows Foundation

Fresno Pacific University

Fresno Pacific University | Liberal Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts provides a solid foundation of knowledge and practical skills for future teachers and those entering a variety of other professions. This major is designed to prepare you for success in your life, community and career.

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Fresno State

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies | California State University, Fresno

Liberal Studies is one of the largest majors at Fresno State. The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program is to provide a solid multidisciplinary preparation in the Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, Human Development, and the Arts. Because it is interdisciplinary, it is especially beneficial for future elementary school teachers who are required to teach all subjects.

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TEACH | California

TEACH | California

TEACH is committed to helping individuals who are considering a career in education to navigate the path to certification. Teaching is the profession upon which all other professions are built. TEACH is here to help you start making a difference in the classroom.

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California Educator Credentialing Assessments

CBEST and CSET Information

This site provides you information about California educator credentialing assessments. You can find assessment information, register for your assessment, prepare, and get results for the CalAPA, CalTPA, CBEST, CPACE, CSET, CTEL, RICA, NES, and WEST.

California Educator Credentialing Assessments

Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing serves as a state standards board for educator preparation for the public schools of California, the licensing and credentialing of professional educators in the State, the enforcement of professional practices of educators, and the discipline of credential holders in the State of California.

Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)

Fresno County Office of Education

Fresno County Office of Education | Credentials Department

The Fresno County Superintendent of Schools serves as the local agency approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to provide support to school districts, employees, and applicants with credential/permit processing, CTC fingerprinting, Assignment Monitoring and Reporting, Credential Records Management and District Staff Training.

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