Future Teachers Student Support, Resources, and Events
There are many ways to get involved with the Teacher Pathways team and fellow students.
See below for more information.
We hope to connect with you soon!
Teachers Pathways has virtual and in-person support for current students!
Join us in our Teacher Pathways Canvas shell!
Teacher Pathways has created a virtual community meant for our Cuesta College Future Teacher students to come together and connect with one another. Add the Canvas shell now to connect with Future Teacher Peer Mentors, and learn about upcoming conferences and programs!
To join our Teacher Pathways Canvas page, follow the link and then click on “Enroll in Course”: https://cuesta.instructure.com/enroll/6A7G9W
Financial assistance opportunities available for Future Teachers:
Fall 2022 Textbook Voucher
Teacher Pathways wants to support you. Apply today!
Application for Textbook Vouchers for Fall 2022
First Deadline: June 3rd
Second Deadline: July 8th (contingent upon availability)
1, Scheduled on CSEP to take EDUC 200 or ECE 201 or
2. Must have tajen EDUC 200 or ECE 201
3. Member of the Teacher Pathways Canvas Shell
*Must be enrolled in Fall 2022 Courses and awarded on a first- come, first-serve basis upon meeting requirements
For questions, email Teacher Pathways at futureteachers@cuesta,edu.
Upcoming Future Teacher Spring 2022 Events:
Currently enrolled Cuesta College students are eligible for a $25 stipend for each event they attend! Details provided to registrants/attendees.
|Event Date & Time
|Event Flyer and Registration Link (if applicable)
Monday, April 25th
12:00 PM- 1:00 PM
SLO Campus; Outside Student Life- 5402
|Outdoor Picnic with Teacher Pathways (In- Person)
|Join Teacher Pathways outside the Student Life Quad for a delicious lunch in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week! Meet new students and be part of a great Future Teachers community! Bring a blanket or yoga mat!
Monday, April 25th
4:30 PM- 5:30 PM
|Kick off and Keynote: Dr. Irene Sanchez (Via Zoom)
|Join Dr. Sanchez, High School Ethnic Studies Teacher as she shares the power that
teachers have to shape a student’s learning
and lived experience. Dr. Sanchez will address the importance of Ethnic Studies pedagogy throughout the education system
and how we can provide students with opportunities for representation, validation, and action. She will also address how we
can sustain ourselves as educators in this unique time.
Tuesday, April 26th
4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
|Credential Programs Overview and Candidate Panel (Via Zoom)
|Join Alma Gama and Brittany Blunk, Credential Analysts with the Cal Poly SLO, School
of Education for a brief overview of the
credential programs. MS/SS/SPED Credential candidates will then speak about their journey transferring from community
college to a 4-year university and applying to Cal Poly’s Teacher Preparation Program.
Wednesday, April 27th
|Transfer Student Panel (Via Zoom)
|Join Cal Poly SLO and Cuesta to hear from future educators who have successfully transferred
from community college to
Cal Poly SLO. Learn about the transfer experiences of our panelists as they reflect on their educational paths, identity and
Thursday, April 28th
9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Cal Poly Learn By Doing Lab (In- Person at Cal Poly, SLO)
Spend the day with the CESAME program and future educators at Cal Poly SLO where you
will experience hands-on learning,
Event Registration Link:
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
|Becoming the Teacher Students Needs (Via Zoom)
|What is your most memorable moment as a student? What was it about a teacher who made
you feel you mattered? What
is something a teacher did that was not helpful to your growth and development? We’ll explore all of these questions and
more as we create a mutual vision of how we can become the teacher students need. This interactive session will give you the
chance to collaborate with other future educators. Giveaways will be included!
Our Spring 2021 Future Teacher Week was a hit!
Access the Future Teacher Week flyer for information on programming offered (Click here for PDF)!
Future Teacher Student Chapter:
Participate in campus events & promote Teacher Pathways, and have the opportunity for participation incentives (book vouchers, conference attendance, etc.). E-mail Club Advisor Jannet Rios Leon at email@example.com or text/call 805-440-8721 for more information.
Cuesta College Specific Courses to Support Future Teachers:
EDUC 200 - Introduction to the Teaching Profession
Introduces instructional practices related to teaching diverse learners and presents
the historical, philosophical and social foundations of American Education. Provides
a minimum of 45 hours of supervised observation and participation in cooperating public
schools. Note: Students will be required to complete two 2-hour observations per week
between 8:30am & 2:30pm
Advisory: ENGL 156. Transfer: CSU. (Formerly ECE 213)
MATH 220 - Math for Elementary School Teachers
Develops quantitative reasoning skills through in-depth, integrated explorations of
topics in mathematics, including real number systems and subsystems; emphasis is on
comprehension and analysis of mathematical concepts and applications of logical reasoning.
Prerequisites: MATH 126B, MATH 127, or MATH 128 with a minimum grade of C or better. Transfer: CSU, UC.