SF Pathway to Teaching


If you'd like to learn more about SFUSD's Pathway to Teaching or have questions about your application, please contact us using this form to the right or e-mail us at pathway@sfusd.edu. 

555 Franklin Street 
San Francisco, CA 94102


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Our Coaching

Expert Guidance to Help You Master Essential Skills   

Using an innovative blend of job-embedded coaching and online learning, SFUSD Pathway to Teaching gives you a full-time classroom position and a plan to earn your credential within a year. Our support during the intensive training period consists of three elements:


Master essential teaching skills while leading your own classroom full-time.


Learn how to succeed in SFUSD with guidance from an expert coach.


Join a cohort of inspiring educators on a journey to a new career in the classroom.
During the school year, Pathway Teachers receive support through online coursework, in-person professional learning sessions, and instructional coaching. You’ll take online classes that correspond with your subject area, attend sessions facilitated by program and district staff, and have a coach who provides one-on-one feedback. You and your coach debrief observation feedback, evaluate data, and discuss coursework and in-person sessions. Harnessing the power of community and technology, you will learn to set the high bar for academic excellence that your students deserve.





Intensive preparation and clinical experience in credential area with embedded coursework and coaching

Specific to credential area - focused on planning, using data, engagement strategies and reflecting on the year

Specific to credential area - focused on literacy, math, science and social science

Frequent 1:1 sessions including observations and feedback, modeling, lesson planning and student work analysis



We are now accepting applications for the 2019-20 Pathway cohort. Our final deadline is February 18th, 2019! Apply Today