Teacher Preparation Center Events

We want to encourage you to learn more about the teaching profession and meet other future teachers from Southern California!

Spring 2024 Events 

    • orientationsOrientation Sessions

      Students wishing to join the Teacher Preparation Institute must attend an orientation session.  Click HERE for dates/times/registration.

    • CSUF logoCSUF Next Steps Workshop

      TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2024
      ZOOM 4:00PM - 5:00PM
      - The Center for Careers in Teaching
      - The Pathway to Teaching
      - Registration, Orientation, and Upcoming Deadlines

      Click HERE to register.

    • thank a teacherTeacher "thank you" Grams

      This year, TPI is celebrating how Teachers Drive the Future for Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10. Teachers play a critical role in driving the success of our education and lives. They are the ones who inspire and guide us to become future leaders, innovators and problem solvers.

      Join us during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10) as we honor the amazing Mt. SAC Professors who drive the future leaders of tomorrow! Let's show our support for our Mt. SAC Professors and tell them  how much their commitment and dedication to our education is so appreciated. 

      Stop by our information table in front of the TPI Center (26A-1610) to fill out a "thank you" gram for a Mt. SAC Professor.  TPI will hand-deliver or email the gram to your professor on your behalf.  See dates/times below.

      • Tuesday, May 7 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
      • Wednesday, May 8 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
    • teach for la logoTeach for L.A.  Virtual Workshop Series

      This FREE conference is for everyone in the field of education!

      Date and time

      May 6 · 9:30am - May 7 · 7pm PDT



      About this event

      • 1 day 9 hours

      This FREE conference is for everyone in the field of education:

      • Are you a future teacher? A college or high school student?

      • A current teacher? College faculty? Para-educator?

      • Do you work with teachers and future teachers? Or want to?



      The TEACH for LA 2024 conference will be held in partnership with the CCE Grow Your Own Teacher Pathway program on Monday, May 6th, and Tuesday, May 7th.


      The conference will have a variety of breakout sessions to choose from, including sessions on early childhood education, TK-12 education, special education, social justice, and hands-on strategies for an effective classroom.


      JOIN US FOR Everything you need to know to TEACH for LA!

      Each day of the conference you will choose your own breakout sessions and join a community of educators and future educators in learning about topics.


      This conference is organized by the TEACH LA Regional Collaborative ( and the CCE Grow Your Own Teacher Pathway program on Monday, May 6th, and Tuesday, May 7th.( Sessions are hosted independently by regional community colleges, transfer institutions, and education partners. This regional conference provides an opportunity to engage with many higher education partners and faculty in the Los Angeles Region!


      Breakout sessions will be offered at various times of the day. We will end our conference with an opportunity drawing. You must be present during the opportunity drawing to claim your prize.


      Please Join Us for TEACH FOR LA!


      Please note: If you are registered and have not received an email from Teach for LA, there may be a mistake in your email address.

      If you have any questions, please email and

    • CPP logoStudent Teaching: What to Expect 

      In partnership with Cal Poly Pomona. Learn about the process of student teaching (clinical practice) during a credential program.  This will be a webinar held via Zoom on Friday, May 10 from 10:00 - 11:00a.m. 

      To register for this event click HERE.

 *Registration required for all workshops/seminars
If you are in need of disability-related accommodations or services, e.g., sign language interpreting or captioning, please contact us five (5) days prior to any event date.  Contact us at (909) 274-4190.