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2015 CSTA Conference - Optional 1Unit of Credit – Provided by CSULB

Conference attendees at the 2015 CSTA's 2015 California Science Education Conference are able to earn 1-unit of upper division credit through CSULB. The cost for the unit of credit is $125. Registration materials, and course assignments must be submitted to Laura Henriques at CSULB by December 1, 2015. The course will appear on your transcript as SCED490A, Special Topics. Grades will be available in February (possibly January, but certainly by February).

California State University, Long Beach is pleased to offer one (1) upper division unit of credit to conference attendees who complete the following requirements:

  • Must be an officially registered conference attendee
  • Must attend conference sessions totaling at least twelve documented hours (page 26 of conference book)
  • Must submit the following documents to California State University, Long Beach to arrive no later than

December 1, 2015:

  • California State University, Long Beach registration form (on the website) with payment of $125.00 (payment may be made by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, or check payable to CSULB-UCES).
  • CSTA Conference PD Passport (signature page from conference book - page 26)
  • A description for each session attended (~100 words) plus a detailed description of how you will use what you learned in your teaching from two different sessions (~500 words). Download written assignment template.
  • Be sure you indicate which unit of credit you want. There is one section focusing on New Teachers (this means you attended qualifying sessions with the apple icon) and one session that is general science professional development (any conference session applies for this session).

Mail, fax (562-985-7164) or scan the documents to:

Laura Henriques

California State University, Long Beach
Science Education Department – HSCI 205
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach CA 90840

Materials are due to CSULB by December 1, 2015. Grades will be posted in January. Instructions and information about accessing grades and ordering transcripts will be forwarded to each participant via e-mail.  The grading will be traditional letter grading.

Any questions regarding CSULB graduate credit please e-mail Laura Henriques or 562-985-4801. .