Clinical Practice Prerequisites
Before beginning the clinical practice experience, students must submit a clinical practice application before the application deadline and fulfill the clinical practice prerequisites prior to the prerequisite deadline.
Teacher candidates must be formally accepted to PLNU as a student.
For more information on the admission process at PLNU , please contact Isabella Owen at or (619) 563-2892.
Teacher candidates must have completed the appropriate fieldwork courses required by the program.
For information regarding fieldwork course grading or submission of fieldwork documents, please contact Annie Hendricks at or (619) 849-2341.
Teacher candidates must have fulfilled the fieldwork prerequisites (TB test, Certificate of Clearance or equivalent, and liability insurance). These prerequisites must be valid up through the end of the clinical practice experience. Click HERE to be taken to the list of pre-requisites on the PLNU Field Experience website.
For more information, please contact Annie Hendricks at or (619) 849-2341.
Teacher candidates must have passed the CBEST upon completion of 6 units at PLNU.
CBEST score reports can be scanned and emailed to SOE Credentials at or brought into our office.
Teacher Performance Assessments (CalTPA)
Cycle 1 and Cycle 2 TPA's.
Candidates will receive direct instruction about each cycle within their courses. Cycle 1 is completed during Clinical Practice 1 and Cycle 2 is completed during Clinical Practice 2.
For more information, please contact Conni Campbell at or (619) 849-2532.
Teacher candidates must have passed all subtests of the CSET (or submitted a CTC-approved program letter) upon completion of 12 units at PLNU.
CSET score reports can be scanned and emailed to SOE Credentials at or brought into our office.
Clinical Practice Interview
Teacher candidates must have passed the Clinical Practice Interview prior to beginning the clinical practice experience.
To set up an interview, contact Cris Rangel at or 619-563-2818.