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School of Natural Sciences

Mentor Teacher Program

And Fall semester is officially here! This means we need Mentor Teachers to help our NSED students! Our students are required to have 20-30 hours of fieldwork experience in some of our courses to not only get hands-on experience working in a classroom but to learn from Mentor Teachers and get feedback on how to better improve their teaching skills. Fall 2022 Mentor Teacher Applications are NOW OPEN!


Applying to be a CalTeach Mentor Teacher

Have you been a teacher in California for at least three years? Are you interested in supporting future K-12 educators? Apply to be a mentor teacher. Fall 2022 applications are now open! 


Apply here!


Want to Learn More?

We will be hosting virtual Mentor Teacher office hours on Wednesday, Sept 7th from 3:30-4 pm to answer any questions you have about the Mentor Teacher Program!

Join here!


Fall 2022 Fieldwork Hour Breakdown

  • 30 hours of in-person fieldwork for our lower-division NSED students
    • This is typically done 3hrs/wk
  • 20 hours of in-person fieldwork for our upper-division NSED students
    • These are students that already have fieldwork experience


Spring 2021 Mentor Teacher Orientation Video