Throughout the STEP year and beyond, Stanford and the GSE have a variety of resources to support your journey as a teacher candidate and educator. Below are a few often-requested resources.
Student handbooks include policies and expectations of matriculated students, as well as detailed information about all elements of the program. On the handbook pages you can also find downloadable versions of the clinical work forms in the handbook.
Stanford EdCareers is the Graduate School of Education’s career resources office, focused on education sector career opportunities. For alumni and the wider education community, EdCareers serves as a hub for professional learning opportunities offered by the GSE.
BEAM stands for Bridging Education, Ambition, and Meaningful work, and is the career center for all Stanford undergraduate and graduate students. BEAM offers support with defining career direction, resume writing, enhancing interview skills, and job searches, and also hosts career fairs.
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing is the state agency that oversees standards for teacher preparation and licensing and credentialing of educators in the state. Visit their website to learn more about credentialing requirements.
You can view state and federal accreditation reports for STEP on our website.
The California Teachers Association is the union for teachers in the state of California.
The National Education Association is the national union representing educators and education staff, as well as teachers in preparation.