Becoming an Extraordinary Teacher

Pillar:  Professional Development/Academics:  PLACE Corps provides concentrated support to ensure that within two short years, candidates complete BOTH a California teaching credential* and a Master of Arts in Transformative Education with a concentration in your choice of the following:

  • Digital Learning
  • Disbility Studies and Inclusive Education
  • Educational Policy and Administration
  • Language and Culture 

Sample Course Outline: 

Summer II
  • EDTL 6000 Language, Theory, and Pedagogy for Teaching English Learners (3 units)
  • EDTL 6003 Effective Learning Environments (3 units)
  • EDTL 6001 Policies, Practices and Assessment for Inclusive Classrooms (2 units)
  • EDTL 61xx Methods Multiple Subjects (3 units) or Intro Single Subject (2 units)
  • EDTL 6510 Fieldwork Exp 1-Interns/Practitioners/Residents (1 unit)
  • EDTL 6512 Seminar 1 – Interns/Practitioners/Residents (1 unit)
  • Foundations of Online Teaching (fee-based; not tuition)
  • EDTL 61xx Literacy Multiple Subjects (3 units) or Advanced Single Subject (2 units)
  • EDTL 6514 Fieldwork Exp 2-Interns/Practitioners/Residents (1 unit)
  • EDTL 6516 Seminar 2 – Interns/Practitioners/Residents (1 unit)
  • Health Education (fee-based; not tuition)
Summer I
  • EDTL 6602 Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Education (3 units) 
Summer II
  • EDTL 6602 The Context of Schooling (3 units) 
  • EDTL 6618 Research in Transformative Education (3 units)
  • M.A. Concentration Course #1 (3 units) 
  • EDTL 6620 Research Project in Transformative Education (1 unit)
  • Concentration Course #2 (3 units)
  • Concentration Course #3 (3 units) 


See complete sample course guidelines by multiple or single subject credential:  LMU SOE Private School Teacher Pathway Curriculum Sequence Sample Transformative.  


 *Per Federal Regulation 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v), all LMU School of Education credential/licensure programs meet the California state requirements as specified by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and for the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences as appropriate. The institution has not made a determination as to whether these credential, licensure, and professional preparation programs meet the requirements of states outside of California. If you are interested in practicing outside the state of California, it is recommended that you contact the respective licensing entity of that state to seek information or guidance regarding their licensure and credential requirements in advance to allow for appropriate planning.