With extensive teaching experience, Adam Wies is committed to pedagogical excellence. In 2008, Adam Wies acquired a single subject teaching credential from the Credit Credential program offered through the University of San Diego.
The Credit Credential program has been approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, as well as the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The credentials all are awarded by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Subject areas that are a part of the program include general science, biology, health sciences, geosciences, chemistry, and physics. Candidates also may purses credentials in social sciences, math, English, Spanish, and French.
This program prepares individuals to begin teaching grades 7 through 12 in departmentalized classrooms. It is a required step before applying for the 2042 credential, a qualification awarded by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing in California and required for teaching in California public schools. The student receives 30 graduate units and 3 continuing education units at the completion of the program. The University of San Diego Career Services staff also provides assistance with identifying teaching opportunities, as well as applying for the positions.