Public Affairs

CSU Awarded $35 Million to Enhance Teacher Quality Programs

October 2, 2009
By Erik Fallis

2009-10 CSU Hearts Scholars

Six California State University campuses (Bakersfield, Chico, Dominquez Hills, Los Angeles, Monterey Bay, and San Luis Obispo) have been awarded a total of $35 million in highly-competitive, five-year Teacher Quality Partnership grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

The grants will be used to support innovative teacher preparation and credential/master’s programs with the goal of raising student achievement and improving learning.

"The focus on high quality preparation of new teachers is exactly what California and the nation needs to ensure that our children are equipped to excel," said Beverly Young, assistant vice chancellor of teacher education and public school programs. Press Release.