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Applying for your Initial Teaching Credential

Fall 2017 Completers

If you have completed all Preliminary Education Specialist, Multiple Subject or Single Subject Credential Program requirements, you are now ready to be recommended for your credential. Please complete the following steps:

Step 1:

  • Education Specialist: AFTER your final semester grades have posted, submit a Request for Recommendation and any missing items to the Credential Center by email: ced-credentials@csulb.edu, fax: (562) 985-7617 or in-person to EED-42. Please complete this step by February 23, 2018*.
  • Multiple & Single Subject: BETWEEN January 10th and February 23rd, 2018*, submit a Request for Recommendation and any missing items to the Credential Center by email: ced-credentials@csulb.edu, fax: (562) 985-7617 or in-person to EED-42.  Please note: you must have received notification of passing results on all TPA's before submitting a Request for Recommendation.

Step 2: A CSULB Credential Analyst will submit an online credential recommendation to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

Step 3: You will automatically receive an email from the CTC (donotreply@ctc.ca.gov) directing you to go online to Complete Your Program's Recommendation and Program Completer Survey**. For assistance, the CTC has created a video and downloadable Step-by-Step guide to completing your online portion.

 

Student Teacher Professional Development Day Presentations -

MSCP Credential Center Presentation

SSCP Credential Center Presentation

 

*After February 23, 2018 - Candidates that have not completed all credential requirements and/or submitted their Request for Recommendation will be made inactive. It will be the responsibility of the credential candidate to contact our office when all credential requirements have been completed. Note: a new Credential Evaluation and Service fee may apply.

**CTC asks that Preliminary Multiple, Single, or Education Specialist credential candidates please complete a Program Completer Survey at the time of payment. Your feedback about your preparation program is valuable and will be provided back to the institution to help improve preparation programs as well as reported on a statewide basis by the Commission. Please be assured that your data is and will remain confidential, no candidate will be individually identified from the survey responses.

last updated — Nov 1, 2017