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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.

  • Committee of Credentials Vacancies
    The Commission on Teacher Credentialing has one elementary teacher vacancy on the Committee of Credentials. The Committee reviews allegations of misconduct against educators. Applications are due by September 24, 2014. A copy of the application can be found at the following link.
    September 3, 2014

  • September 2014 Statistic: Examination Option is Popular Choice to Verify Subject Matter Competence
    In 2012-13, approximately 8,000 initial Single Subject Teaching Credentials were issued.
    September 1, 2014

  • Chair Darling Hammond sets the record straight on PE-ROTC
    Well-prepared teachers are critical to student success, and California's Commission on Teacher Credentialing sets some of the highest standards for teachers in the country. A recent op-ed in The Sacramento Bee by a group representing physical education teachers claimed that the Commission is lowering its standards. Nothing could be further from the truth.

    Want to know more? Read our FAQs on PE-ROTC.
    August 12, 2014

  • August 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda Now Available
    The August 14-15, 2014 Commission Agenda is now available. The following item will be posted next week:
    • 2H: Update on the Commission's Strategic Plan
    August 1, 2014

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