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Welcome to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing

The purpose of the Commission is to inspire, educate and protect the students of California. The Commission envisions all of California's diverse learners, preschool through grade 12, will be inspired and prepared to achieve their highest potential by a well-prepared and exceptionally qualified educator workforce.

  • The Governor's Budget 2015-16
    The Governor's Budget proposal for the Commission on Teacher Credentialing's 2015-16 fiscal year is available for review at the Department of Finance's website. Additional summary information regarding the teacher preparation proposals is provided here.
    January 15, 2015

  • Quick Facts 2013-14 Now Available
    The Commission on Teacher Credentialing's Quick Facts 2013-14 document is now available.
    January 9, 2015

  • January 2015 Statistic: Bilingual Teachers Prepared in California by Language: 2009-10 to 2012-13
    In 2009-10 more than 1,200 teachers earned a bilingual authorization. In 2012-13, the number of bilingual authorized teachers certified dropped to less than 900, a decline of 35 percent between 2009-10 and 2012-13.
    January 2, 2015

  • 2014 PTTP Report
    Commissioners approved the 2014 PTTP Report to the Legislature during the December 11-12, 2014 Commission meeting. Funding for the PTTP is now folded into the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). The 2014 report includes a description of changes to the PTTP and program funding as a result of passage of LCFF legislation.
    December 30, 2014

  • Chair's Report, December 2014 (video)
    Commission Chair Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond discusses the recent release of new federal Title II regulations.
    December 19, 2014

  • Committee of Credentials Vacancies
    The Commission on Teacher Credentialing has one Public Member vacancy on the Committee of Credentials. The Committee reviews allegations of misconduct against educators. Applications are due by May 29, 2015.
    December 16, 2014

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