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TPP Program Description

LA Pierce College's CTE Teacher Pipeline: Educates and prepares students to work with Prek-12 children as well as assist current credential holders with adding CTE and supplemental credentials to their existing credentials. 

Services Offered

  • Associate degree for transfer-Early Childhood Education (Child Development Pathway).
  • Associate degree for transfer- Elementary Teacher Education (Education Pathway).
  • Assist k-12 credential holders with CTE & supplemental credentials (CTE Pathway).
  • Job and internship opportunities.
  • Career & Academic Counseling.
  • High school to college teacher pipeline.
  • Informational fairs and workshops for teacher pipeline recruitment.
  • Collaborate with LA County Office of Education (LACOE), Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the CSU system to align college courses with State of California Credentialing requirements.
  • "Teaching Fair" allows industry professionals, organizations and college faculty to share positive and useful information to inspiring teachers as well as steps taken to become a teacher within Prek-12.
  • Free college enrollment and courses for current high school students and recent high school graduates.
  • Field trips to local colleges and employers.


  • Certificate of Achievement Preschool Teacher
  • Certificate of Achievement Associate Preschool Teacher
  • Preschool Certificate of Achievement
  • Preschool Director Certificate of Achievement
  • Infant Care Teacher Certificate of Achievement¬†
  • School Age Child Care Certificate of Achievement

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