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CalTeach Advising
CalTeach will be doing remote advising during the fall semester. To make an advising appointment, click here!
CalTeach System-Wide Tech Webinars
Click here to register for our first CalTeach System-Wide Tech Webinar!
K-12 teachers get involved with CalTeach!
CalTeach offers various opportunities for K-12 teachers to be involved with the program. Click here to see our opportunities for K-12 teachers.
Bobcat Summer STEM Academy - Virtual Edition
In collaboration with our post-docs, undergraduate & graduate students, research scientists, faculty, and staff at UC Merced, we will be holding virtual sessions for K-12 students who want...
Learning Lab
As part of the 2020 project, CalTeach at UC Merced has opened up an outreach STEAM hub for K-12 classrooms. Schools and teachers can reserve our CalTeach Learning Lab and request a STEM...

What is CalTeach? 

The UC Merced CalTeach program is designed to address the shortage of science and mathematics teachers in California's elementary, middle and secondary schools, particularly in the Central Valley region. This innovative program recruits and prepares mathematics and science majors for teaching careers by providing special coursework and field experiences in K-12 schools in the Central Valley, as well as direct pathways to a teaching credential in California. CalTeach at UC Merced offers two education minors, scholarships, and internships/externships. Visit our office in Science & Engineering 1- 270.