TPP 00 - Teacher Preparation Program - Copy of 217898 FORM ID: 218043

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ABOUT YOU






List all former name(s) you may be known by (i.e. maiden name).

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The University is required by federal law to report your SSN and other pertinent information to the Internal Revenue Service pursuant to the reporting requirements imposed by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. This act includes a number of educational tax benefits that may have an impact on students and their families. This notification is provided to you as required by the Federal Privacy Act of 1974. If you plan to seek tax deductions for educational expenses, we urge you to save your receipts. For additional information on the Hope Scholarship Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit, please refer to the IRS Publication 970 Tax Benefits for Education. http://www.irs.gov/formspubs.


   
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CONTACT INFORMATION








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Please list every school from which you have received an undergraduate or graduate degree.

  


If the school you attended is not found, choose the value 'Unknown School'






If you are currently in a program, please state your anticipated Graduation Month/Year.


  


If the school you attended is not found, choose the value 'Unknown School'






If you are currently in a program, please state your anticipated Graduation Month/Year.


 


If the school you attended is not found, choose the value 'Unknown School'






If you are currently in a program, please state your anticipated Graduation Month/Year.


  


If the school you attended is not found, choose the value 'Unknown School'






If you are currently in a program, please state your anticipated Graduation Month/Year.


  


If the school you attended is not found, choose the value 'Unknown School'






If you are currently in a program, please state your anticipated Graduation Month/Year.


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If you are currently employed, please complete this section.







Enter month and year (MM/YYYY) for when you began.


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DEMOGRAPHICS
The following information is collected for statistical and reporting purposes only and has no bearing on your acceptance to the Teacher Preparation Program.

Includes persons of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The University is required by the U.S. Department of Education to ask you this question on race/ethnicity.  This information is collected for statistical and reporting purposes only.

The University is required by the U.S. Department of Education to ask you this question on race/ethnicity.  This information is collected for statistical and reporting purposes only.

  
U.S. Military Service

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PROGRAM SELECTION



  






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FIELD PLACEMENT


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ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS
Statement of Purpose
    • Please address the reasons behind your decision to become an educator and the challenges you believe are important to the field of education (150 words).
    • Refer to the list below of Professional Dispositions and select two or three dispositions that you possess; describe how these dispositions make you a strong candidate for the teaching profession (200 words).
      • Collaboration
      • Critical Thinking
      • Reflective Practitioner
      • Professional Ethics
      • Valuing Diversity
      • Life-long Learning
      • Social Justice and Equity


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Official transcripts from every post-secondary school attended
    • Transcripts must be in a sealed envelope and mailed to Extension Education Programs, 5200 N. Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343.
    • E-transcripts are accepted and need to be sent directly to extension@ucmerced.edu from the university.
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • At least one letter must be from a previous college or university instructor.  Your referees may submit letters of recommendation electronically directly from the referee email to extension@ucmerced.edu.  Paper versions are also accepted and must be mailed directly to: Extension Education Programs, 5200 N. Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343.  (If it has been more than five years since you completed your bachelor's degree, you may petition to use an employer reference in place of the instructor reference.)
    • The Teacher Preparation Program recommends that the letters speak to (a) your academic potential, (b) your ability to work with children or youth, and (c) your fitness for the professional environment of teaching.

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CBEST -- Basic Skills Test Requirement
    • You can complete one of the following options to complete the Basic Skills Test Requirement:
      • Passage of CBEST. http://www.ctcexams.nesinc.com/PageView.aspx?f=GEN_AboutCBEST.html
      • Passage of basic skills examination from another state.
      • Passage of CSET 142 (this option is for multiple subject candidates only).
      • Passing scores set for SAT exam
        • 500 for English and 550 for Math
      • Passing scores set for ACT exam
        • 22 for English and 23 for Math
      • A 3 or above in an approved AP English or Math exam
        • English Language and Composition OR English Literature and Composition
        • Calculus AB, Calculus BC, or Statistics
Parts of different options may not be combined to meet the Basic Skills Requirement.  If you are completing the Basic Skills Requirement through SAT, ACT, or AP, you must provide the official College Board score report to verify completion of the Basic Skills Requirement.

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CSET -- Subject Matter Competency
    • You must verify subject matter competence in one of two ways:

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Passage of all three CSET subtests is required for full admission to the program.
   
Pre-program field experience

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