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Credential Center

Our Mission:

To support the learning and teaching community of the College of Education and affiliated programs, while providing licensing and professional assistance to our students.

Our Services:

  • Liaison between the credential applicant and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
  • University resource for credential requirements and licensing regulations
  • Review of credential and academic qualifications of candidates beginning student teaching and fieldwork assignments
  • Academic and licensing review of candidates requesting credential recommendation at completion of CTC approved credential program(s)
  • Program advisement, approval, and recommendation of second teaching credentials, added authorizations, subject matter authorizations, and supplementary authorizations
  • Advisement and licensing support for university interns, fifth-year credential candidates, out-of-state and out-of-country trained applicants
  • Determination of candidate eligibility, approval and recommendation of applications for credential document issue
  • Class presentations, student teaching application and licensing meetings, and special interest information workshops
  • Emergency Permit verification, and filing of state licensing appeals
  • Assistance for credential holders seeking renewal information
  • Data collection and reporting

Our Programs

Hours of Service:

      Fri., Aug. 19th: Open 9am-5pm (closed 12-1pm)

      Mon., Aug. 22nd-Thu., Aug. 25th: Open 9am–5:30pm

      Fri., Aug. 26th: Open 9am-5pm (closed 12-1pm)

      Mon., Aug. 29th-Thu., Sep. 1st: Open 9am-5:30pm

      Fri., Sep. 2nd: Open 9am-5pm (closed 12-1pm)

      Mon., Sep. 5th: Closed

      Beginning Sep. 6th, Regular Office hours are Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-5pm (closed 12-1pm).

Office Location:

The Credential Center is located near the South Turn Around (off 7th Street) in the Ellis Education Building, Room 42 (EED-42). Please note: due to construction, metered parking is located near Brotman Hall. Campus Map

Mailing Address:

CSULB, College of Education
Credential Center, EED-42
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-2201

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last updated — Aug 19, 2016