Fee: $110 – Registration deadline is November 2, 2018*
Any teacher wishing to teach Italian at a public middle or high school in California must pass two parts of the Italian CSET. The Italian CSET is the exam that serves to establish core competency in Italian for candidates in a single-subject credentialing program or for teachers who wish to add Italian to their existing credential. For bilingual authorization, theItalian CSET is also accepted in place of theBCLAD.
Scholarship Available! To apply for a scholarship to cover the fee of the subtest III exam please contact Hilary Stern.
Candidates for the Italian CSET must register for and pass the following subtests:
Subtest I & II (General Linguistics, Literature, History, Geography and Culture)
Offered by CCTC by appointment only during a 4-week window twice a year. To register with the CCTC to take the Italian CSET Subtest I & II click here.
Subtest III (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking)
Offered by Fondazione Italia on November 10, 2018. To register with Fondazione Italia to take the Italian CSET Subtest III click here.
Candidates must pass both parts of the Italian CSET
to pass the Italian CSET
*After November 2, 2018 a late fee of $35 will be applied.
Please note: Passing the Italian CSET does not provide you with a Single Subject Credential. Passage of the Italian CSET only allows you to teach Italian in a middle or high school once you have completed a Single Subject credentialing program. It is the responsibility of the candidate to make sure they have completed all the requirements for a Single Subject Credential by visiting the CTC website.
FONDAZIONE ITALIA is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1998 for the purpose of promoting the teaching and learning of the Italian language and culture across Southern California.