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Become a Teacher

So you want to become a teacher?

HUSD, in partnership with institutions of higher education, offers a variety of programs to help you get on the path of becoming a certificated educator. Click on the below partnerships to learn more!

Highlighted Programs

Berkeley Leadership Programs

UC Berkeley’s Leadership Support Program (LSP)! We hope that this email finds you and your community healthy and safe.

LSP is excited to announce that they are accepting applications for their next cohort, which starts in September 2023! 

Berkeley LSP Flyer with more information.

For more information, visit the Berkelery LSP website, or contact them at or

Saint Mary's College of California

Bilingual Authorization in Spanish at Saint Mary's College of California (PDF)

USF South Bay Masters and Teaching Credential Program

Applications are being accepted now for USF South Bay's Masters and Teaching Credential program (Project H.E.A.L.). The program will be focused on preparing candidates to engage in humanizing and transformative teaching practices that are deeply centered in social justice and ethnic studies. We offer a very flexible schedule with classes one evening a week and some Saturdays. Perfect for working professionals! Please reach out to Dr. Ruchi Rangnath at to receive an application waiver and/or if you have any questions.

Fill out your application now!

Earn your Bilingual Authorization in Spanish or Mandarin


Dominican University of California

Dominican University of California

Dominican University is delighted to share that Dominican University in San Rafael has expanded our Teachers of Color Scholarship to include the East Bay.

Marin and East Bay Teachers of Color can get 50% off tuition in our hybrid online/in-person teacher credential program.

This discount can be combined with the Public School Employee Scholarship (25% of tuition), for 75% off credential program tuition. 

Contact Julie Grellas to discuss Dominican’s teacher pathways:

Julie Grellas
Phone: (415) 482-2462