The Cahill Lab will be closed beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, April 3, 2020, in response to the climate surrounding COVID-19 but will be available remotely via email Monday through Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm. If you are a student with learning resources checked out, you may either renew items via email (cahill@sfsu.edu) or drop them into the “Book Depository” box located on the left side of the entrance (in the hallway). If you are a student with a GoPro kit checked out, you may renew it via email. If you are a student that need assistance with editing your edTPA videos, we can help you via phone or zoom but please email for an appointment.

The Cahill Learning Resources and Media Lab, more popularly known as the Cahill Lab, is a learning community space for current and future credential students in the Graduate College of Education. We house a comprehensive collection of K-12 instructional resources and materials, including teacher’s curriculum, curriculum kits and manipulatives, children’s literature, test assessments, test preparation books, education theory books, and more. In addition to our learning resources, the Cahill Lab holds media equipment and provides technical support to credential students who are completing their edTPA requirements, a performance-based assessment for California Teachers.

Below is a brief description of resources and materials that we offer within our collection:


Reading Language (English)
Social Science (History)
Visual and Performing Arts
World Languages

Childrens' Literature

General Fiction (Realistic Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction)
General Non-Fiction (Biography, Autobiography, Informational)

Test Assessments

Woodcock Johnson IV
Bilingual English-Spanish Assessment (BESA)
Gray Oral Reading Tests 5 (GORT V)
Qualitative Reading Inventory (QRI) - 6

Test Preparation Books

CSET Flashcards

Education Theory Books

Social Justice & Equity
Adult Education
Child Development
Special Education
Communicative Disorders

Media Equipment

GoPros Hero 4 Silver
Wireless Lavaliers

Other Materials and Services

Art Supplies
One-card Printing Station