Teach Lake County

  • Teach Lake County is a multi-faceted teaching credential program offered by the Lake County Office of Education. The program is designed to provide training, coaching, mentorship, and affordable certification pathways to support teacher credentialing.

    Teach Lake County (TLC) offers a unique, local perspective in order to best address the specific needs of our student population. 

    Teach Lake County supports your path to becoming a teacher at each step.

    Visit Steps to Becoming a Teacher to view an infographic.

    • If you are an intern teacher in Lake or Mendocino Counties, TLC provides local intern programs for mild/moderate education specialists and multiple subject teachers. TLC’s intern curriculum is designed to prepare local teachers to support the needs of our student population and build camaraderie with other new educators. 
    • TLC supports interns by providing test preparation, grant opportunities, and credentialing advice. Currently, this intern program is offered as a satellite of the North Coast School of Education
    • When you have earned your preliminary credential, Teach Lake County serves as the liaison between your school district and the Induction provider to ensure you always have local support.

    Teach Lake County opens enrollment into the Preservice Program each fall with courses beginning in January of each year. Preservice is the prerequisite coursework required to earn an Intern credential. If you are interested in our program, you can: