Physics teachers are in high demand thanks to a shift in science standards. But the move to implement Next Generation Science Standards has exacerbated the shortage of physics instructors. That's where CSULB's Physics and Astronomy Department comes in.
California State University, Long Beach is one of 13 CSU campuses taking part in the American Physical Society's Physics Teacher Education Program, meant to increase the supply and diversity of physics teachers with a special credential program.
Read more about the work our Physics and Astronomy Department does to increase the supply of quality physics teachers and the exciting prospects physics education has in store for students in EdSource's article, Plan to expose all students to physics missing one element — teachers.