• Start your Journey at Hartnell College and become a Teacher!

Are you interested in making a difference in your community?  Do you enjoy interacting with young people in a dynamic work environment?  If so, you might find yourself in a rewarding career as a teacher!

With the idea of "cultivating" our future teachers from our local community, our teacher preparation programs provide the resources,  academic support, professional development opportunities, and mentoring to help you reach your goals.

Our Programs

Click on our program links listed on the side menu of our website to learn more about our program benefits and how to join.

Hartnell and CSUMB

The Teacher Pathway Program (TPP) is a cohort-based program for student interested in getting their AA-T degree in Elementary Teacher Education at Hartnell College.  Students continue on to CSU Monterey Bay to get a B.A. in Liberal Studies and then a multiple-subject credential.  This is an accelerated pathway with students set to complete their associates degree to credential in 4 years!

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The MAESTROs program supports students interested in becoming an elementary, secondary or special education teacher.  Students can pursue pursue multiple degrees and can choose to attend CSUMB or other universities and colleges for their transfer school. 




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Interested in joining MAESTROs or the Teacher Pathway Program?


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Contact us

Due to shelter in place, the best way to reach the TPP and MAESTROs staff is through email. 

We are available M-F: 8am-5pm

e-mail: teach@hartnell.edu