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The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Commission) is an agency in the Executive Branch of State Government. Created in 1970 by the Ryan Act, it is the oldest of the autonomous state teaching standards board in the nation. The Commission sets state standards for educator preparation, licenses and credentials professional educators, enforces educator professional practices and disciplines credential holders in the State of California.

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  • CTC Receives CEEDAR Grant, Support for Intensive Work on Preparing Educators to Serve Students With Disabilities
    As lead agency for a collaborative partnership of public and private institutions of higher education, the Commission has been awarded a $200,000 competitive national grant through the newly created national CEEDAR Technical Assistance Center.
    March 14, 2014

  • Chair's Report, December 2013
    Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair, Commission on Teacher Credentialing, takes stock of the new landscape for education in California and sets a resolution for the Commission in 2014.


    December 26, 2013


Updated April 17, 2014