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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.

Hot Topics

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

    December 19, 2014

  • Commission Welcomes New Members at October 8-10 Meeting
    Kathryn Williams Browne and Edgar Orejel will join the Commission on Teacher Credentialing as its two newest members. The two represent the community colleges and educator preparation students, respectively.
    October 7, 2014

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Updated December 16, 2014