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Wanted: New Teachers, a System That Values Them, The Modesto Bee, March 1, 2016

Alternative Certification Can Help More People Become Teachers, EdSource, December 3, 2015

Socal Schools May See More Interns, Substitutes in Classrooms as Teacher Shortage Grows, KPCC – Southern California Public Radio, June 29, 2015

California Special Ed Teacher Receives a Special Award, LA School Report, March 31, 2014

California Needs Alternative Certification Now More Than Ever, Ed Source Daily, May 15, 2013

Higher Standards Coming For State's Intern Teachers, Ed Source Daily, March 8, 2013

Fast Track to STEM Teaching in State With Federal Grants, EdSource, Dec. 4, 2012

California's Impending Teacher Shortage, Tri-City Voice Tuesday, July 31, 2012

I Have A Voice: Nicole Gonzalez, Bilingual Weekly, Monday, February 28, 2012

Helping Businesses Grow With a Stronger STEM, Central Valley Business Times, Feb. 20, 2012

STEM Courses May Grow Valley's Future, Central Valley Business Times, Feb. 20, 2012

Interview with Nicole Gonzalez, Teacher of the Year, Bilingual Weekly, Feb. 20, 2012

Teacher of Year Leans on Life Experiences, Stockton Record, February 11, 2012

Edison High Science Teacher Honored as Educator of the Year, Central Valley Business Journal, February 10, 2012

Stockton Science Teacher Named Educator of the Year, Central Valley Business Times, February 10, 2012

Group Helps to Place New Minority Teachers, The Mercury News, Wednesday December 28, 2011

Alternative Route to Teaching Attracts More Minorities, KPBS San Diego, Monday, December 26, 2011

Teacher 'Diversity Gap' Plagues State, Report Says, Monterey County Herald, Friday, December 23, 2011

Program Increases Ranks of Minority Teachers in California, Latin American Herald Tribune, Friday, December 23, 2011

Bringing Diversity Into Teaching: Minorities Choose Alternative Certification Programs, TOP-Ed, Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Principals Give High Grades to Alternative Certification Teachers, TOP-Ed, Friday, November 4, 2011

Teaching as a Second, or Even Third, Career, The New York Times, Thursday, September 15, 2011

Quit Your Job and Teach!, Mother Jones, Thursday, July 21, 2011

Teacher Corps Announces Placement of 1,300 Teachers, Tri-City Voice, Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Career Changing Teachers are in High Demand, San Francisco ABC 7 News, Wednesday, July 13, 2011

A Path to Teach, Bilingual Weekly, June 1, 2011

Viewpoints: California Needs to Recruit and Retain Talented Teachers, Sacramento Bee, April 21, 2011

Caruthers Classroom Lures Silicon Valley Engineer, Fresno Bee, Monday, February 21, 2011

Alternate Route, Same Destination: All Highly Qualified Teachers, TOP-Ed, Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Congress Applies Temporary Fix to 'Highly Qualified' Teacher Issue, Cabinet Report, Monday, January 3, 2011

Annual Report on Teaching Profession Shows Strains of Recession, Cabinet Report, Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Alternative Certification Program Supports Under-represented Minorities, Sing Tao Daily, Saturday, December 11, 2010

Teacher Corps Recruits, Tri-City Voice Newspaper, Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Court Continues to Mull "Highly Qualified" Teacher Designation, Cabinet Report, Monday, December 6, 2010

Minority Teachers: Hard to Get and Hard to Keep, Miller-McCune, Sunday, December 5, 2010

Más Maestros Hispanos, La Opinion, Wednesday, December 1, 2010

In Special-Education System, Innovation Leading the Way, Asbury Park Press, Friday, November 26, 2010

Rural Teacher Shortage Leads Schools to Grown Own, Associated Press, Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Appeals Court Rules Teacher 'Interns' Not Highly Qualified, Cabinet Report, Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Las Particularidades de Ser Maestro Rural, La Opinion, Monday, August 30, 2010

Small School Districts Vulnerable to More Than State Budget Woes, Stockton Record, Sunday, August 29, 2010

Push for Home-Grown Talent Hits California, Education Week, Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Refugio De Los Maestros Sin Employ, La Opinion, Tuesday, July 6, 2010

California Program Trains Laid-off Teachers for Special Ed Jobs, Education Daily, Thursday, June 24, 2010

To Laid-off Teachers: California Teacher Corps Needs You, SF Public Radio, Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Pink-slipped Teachers Switch to Special Ed in Cal State Program, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Special-ed Teachers’ Training Includes Autism, The Press-Enterprise, Monday, May 17, 2010

Laid-off Teachers Finding Options in Order to Remain Teaching, San Bernardino Sun, Thursday, April 22, 2010

An Interview with Catherine Kearney: Retraining Pink-slipped Teachers,, Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Laidoff Calif. Teachers Wooed for Special Ed. Jobs, Education Week, Friday, April 16, 2010

Special Ed Option for Laid Off Teachers, Educated Guess, Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Special Education a Second Chance for Pink-slipped Teachers, Oakland Tribune, Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Group Retraining Pink-slipped Teachers for In Demand Positions, The Grade by the Bakersfield Californian, April 14, 2010

More Teachers OK’d for Autistic Kids, Monterey County Herald, Sunday, March 7, 2010

Autism Training for Special Ed Teachers Offered, Cabinet Report, Monday, March 01, 2010

Alternative-Certification Program for California Teachers Provides Autism Training, Education Week, Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Teachers Hit the Books to Implement Reform Strategies, Stockton Record, Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Who do you want teaching your children? San Francisco Chronicle, December 15, 2009

An Interview with Catherine Kearney: About Alternative Teacher Certification,, Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Survey Gives Alternative Certification High Marks, EdCal, Monday, November 23, 2009

Underprepared Teachers Still Concentrated Among Minority Schools, SI&A Cabinet Report, Thursday, November 19, 2009

Getting Tough on Teacher Ed Programs, Joanne Jacobs, Saturday, November 7, 2009

Survey: Alternative Credentialed Teachers Just as Good, Orange County Register, Thursday, November 5, 2009

Principals Praise Alternative Teacher Credentialing, Southern California Public Radio, Thursday, November 5, 2009 - Listen Here

Court Ruling on Highly Qualified Could Jeopardize Second-Career Teaching Resource, SI&A Cabinet Report, Wednesday, November 4, 2009

An Education Problem Looms, Los Angeles Times, Sunday, October 4, 2009

Teacher Corps Supplies Districts with Committed Teacher Interns, SI&A Cabinet Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New Organization Planning to Prep Thousands of Teachers, EdCal, Monday, September 7, 2009

Advocacy Group Says California Soon Will Need More Teachers, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Friday, September 4, 2009

Right Time to Teach, CSUMB Trains Professionals for New Career, Monterey County Herald, Wednesday, September 2, 2009

California Site Lists Teacher Transition Programs, Encore Careers, Wednesday, September 2, 2009

California Teacher Corps, Bakersfield Californian, Tuesday, September 1, 2009

An Interview with Catherine Kearney: Finding Teachers for California,, Tuesday, August 25, 2009

La Docencia Apela a Los Profesionistas, La Opinion, Monday, August 24, 2009

Program Looks to Fill Future Teacher Shortages Now, Turlock Journal, Friday, August 21, 2009

California Should Tap into Teacher Incentive Program, Fresno Bee, Thursday, August 20, 2009

State Can't Let Money Slip Away, Sacramento Bee, Thursday, August 20, 2009

Teachers Take Alternate Route into Classroom, San Francisco Chronicle, Thursday, August 20, 2009

100,000 New Teachers for California, Education Week, Wednesday, August 19, 2009

State Should Tap $4.35 Billion For Students, Merced Sun-Star, Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Internships Helping Fill Teacher Gaps, Bakersfield Californian, May 1, 2009


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