Santa Clara University

School of Education and Counseling Psychology



Back to Blog

Diocesan, university partnerships continue in theology, education

The Diocese of San Jose and Santa Clara University have links which include the SCU Religious Studies Department and the Jesuit School of Theology, especially with the School of Education and Counseling Psychology.
The School of Education offers two credential programs specifically for Catholic School teachers. The Abbreviated Preliminary Teaching Program for Catholic School Teachers offers a route for veteran Catholic schoolteachers to obtain a recommendation for their multiple subject or single subject preliminary teaching credential.
The Clear Teaching Credential for Catholic School Teachers is also available for currently employed Catholic school teachers and allows them to clear their preliminary multiple or single subject teaching credential.
The School also offers a Certificate in Catholic School Leadership and a Master of Arts degree in Teaching for Catholic School Teachers (CatMat). Full-Time Catholic schoolteachers can earn their preliminary and clear teaching credential and then complete a Master’s degree over a four-year period.
In a more recent collaboration between the DSJ and the School of Education, more than 100 teachers and administrators at seven area Catholic schools are participating in a year of professional development to receive a new Certificate in Blended Learning through a new Academy of Blended Learning (ABL).
The School is one of only three institutions nationally offering an emphasis in Latino Counseling aimed at the large local Latino population. The program focuses on applications of psychology with reference to issues of culture, ethnicity, acculturation and assimilation. and university each work together to enrich the work of the other.
• Gary Macy is Chair of the Religious Studies Department and Director of the Graduate Program in Pastoral Ministries at Santa Clara University.

Tags: School of Education and Counseling Psycholog

Jan. 28, 2015 10:58 AM
Building positive relationships with students is essential to the learning process, but getting to know them isn’t always easy. The secret? Help them get to know you first.
Mar. 25, 2015 2:07 PM
Every adult in the school community plays a role in creating, bolstering, reinforcing, and strengthening the school environment.
Feb. 17, 2010 11:44 AM
School Funding Crisis Nothing to Shake a Stick At
Aug. 14, 2013 9:30 AM
Educator-tested tips, advice, and resources for a successful start to the school year.
Mar. 13, 2013 3:47 PM
Cut classroom costs by substituting these inexpensive items for pricier classroom supplies.
Aug. 8, 2012 9:30 AM
As you get ready to go back to school, you will need to pack your teacher survival kit. What does that include? Check out what your NEA colleagues but in their backpacks to be prepared for all those unexpected classroom adventures.
Aug. 1, 2012 9:18 AM
21 of the best back-to-school-themed teaching tips we’ve gathered over the years, each one authored a real expert, an educator like you.
Nov. 3, 2015 11:00 AM
Fear-based appeals can produce some healthier lifestyle changes, but opponents would argue that certain campaigns are too visceral, along with being morally objectionable