Topic 1: Credentialing issues during campus shutdowns (clinical practice, coursework, student applications, equity issues, and more)
Dr. Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Educator Preparation and Public School Programs and Mary Sandy, Executive Director of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, provided updates from the CTC and responded to participant questions and suggestions.
We urge you to check the CTC's website for updates about credentialing matters, due dates, and COVID-19's impact on credential students.
Topic 2: "Pandemic as Trauma"
Dr. Bita Ghafoori, Professor of Counseling Psychology at CSU Long Beach and Director of the campus Trauma Recovery Center, described specific recommendations for teacher educators to support the social and emotional needs of credential students, teachers, PK-12 students, and their parents.