Cal Teach News


Cal Teach Survey Raffle Winner


Congrats to Erin Caldwell for winning the Survey Raffle! She won a Cal Teach water bottle. Cal Teach will be doing more raffles. Keep submitting surveys to be entered.


Program to widen pool of math and science teachers gets $1.45M boost

Article in The Californian


The recent UCSC' Cal Teach National Science Foundation Noyce Scholarship award prompted an article in the Salinas Californian, with a link to an interview with Cal Teach grad (B.A. '12, MA '13) and Noyce Scholar Mariah Vega in her Salinas middle school classroom. Click Here for the article.


Cal Teach Intensive Summer 2013


Way to go Cal Teach Interns who participated in the Cal Teach Intensive Summer 2013 September 9-13, 2013. Thank you for your participation at James Lick high school, Gonzales high school, and Fairview middle school. You can check out some pictures on our facebook page.


Cal Teach has Moved

Current News

CAL TEACH HAS MOVED TO THE JACK BASKIN ENGINEERING BUILDING (JBEB)!Our new offices are JBEB rooms 157 A, B, and C (around the corner from the coffee shop), and our new student lounge is room 173. Classes are meeting in the new seminar room, JBEB 160. Come see us in our new space!


Hitachi Data Systems Support

Current News

New support for Cal Teach interns from Hitachi Data Systems! Thanks to a new donation from Hitachi Data Systems in Santa Clara, Cal Teach 1 interns in fall 2012 and winter 2013 may receive a scholarship of $150-$300 based on their Cal Teach service if they have unmet financial need (as determined by the UCSC Financial Aid Office). Special thanks to UCSC alumnus Mark Adams for helping us help Cal Teach interns. If you think you may be eligible, contact Cal Teach for more information (


Cal Teach Survey Raffle Winner


Congratulations Lucas Jones and Alsacia Apodaca! Both won prizes for completing the Cal Teach survey! If you have not done the survey yet, please complete it as soon as you can. If you need to be sent the link again, contact Cal Teach at


Cal Teach T-shirts


Cal Teach t-shirts are here!!! Stop by or e-mail to find out about getting one: JBEB 157B, (And thanks to Jacki Jung, the t-shirt designer!)


Cal Teach Grad article in UCSC's Fall Review


Read "Teaching the Teachers," an article about UCSC's Cal Teach in UCSC's Fall Review featuring Cal Teach graduate Monica Villaron, who is currently teaching math at Ceiba College Prep in Watsonville!


Cal Teach at Day by the Bay Alumni Reunion


Cal Teach honored Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Edward Landesman and celebrated UCSC's mathematics and science teaching pathways at the Day by the Bay alumni reunion!


Cal Teach 1 satisfies PR-S Gen. Ed. Requirement


Cal Teach 1 seminars (EDUC 50B and C) will satisfy the PR-S general education requirement (Practice - Service Learning) for students completing the general education requirements that began in fall 2010.


Stephen Bruce Support


Alumnus Stephen Bruce (Cowell, '79) has contributed additional funds to support former Bruce Fellows in their teaching! Contact Gretchen to apply for a mini-grant.


STEM Major Concentrations Incorporate Cal Teach


Cal Teach internships are incorporated into major concentrations in BioEducation in Biology and Science Education in Earth Sciences, the Physics Education major, and the STEM Education minor!