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Credentialing Questions
   • Credentials FAQ
 • E-mail: credentials@ctc.ca.gov
 • Phone: (916) 322-4974, Option 1 - (M-F 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM Pacific Time)

Credentialing chat is temporarily suspended. You may contact the Commission concerning credentialing issues via email or telephone as noted above.
Mailing Address 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA
95811-4213
Street Address
Walk-in and Appointment services for eligibility evaluations and information are not available.
Visitor parking spots in the Commission parking lot (against the building) are available on a first come first served basis; all numbered and lettered spots are reserved.

Street parking at meters with $.25 for each 12 minutes until 24 quarters ($6.00) which covers 10 hours at:

- 21st Street between Capitol and 20th.
- L Street between 20th and 21st.
- 19th Street between Capitol and N Street.*
- N Street between 19th and Railroad Crossing.*

Duncan parking cards are available for purchase from the City of Sacramento - Parking Services Division

Pre Pay parking for $8.00 per day at various locations with in a two block radius.

* No Parking Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Street Cleaning)

1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
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Division of Professional Practices
Educator Misconduct and Background Clearance

For applicants and credential holders with prior misconduct; and/or reporting general educator misconduct
 •  Webpage: Educator Misconduct
 •  Email: DPPinfo@ctc.ca.gov
 •  Chat: DPP Chat - (M-F 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM PT)
 •  Phone: (916) 322-4974, Option 2 - (M-F 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM PT)
Note: Internet Explorer 8 and below not supported in Chat.
Commission ManagementCommission Management and Email Information
Testing Policy QuestionsEmail: exams@ctc.ca.gov
Media Relations
For inquiries from the press
Email: media@ctc.ca.gov
Commission's Subscriber Mailing List
Receive Coded Correspondence, Newsletters, E-News, Press Releases, Reports and Workshop Information
To subscribe, send an email to:
NewsList-subscribe@lists.ctc.ca.gov
Professional Services News List
Information from PSD on a weekly basis regarding new program standards, examinations, or other work of the professional services division
To subscribe, send an email to:
PSD-news-subscribe@lists.ctc.ca.gov
Certificated Assignment Questions
Questions concerning authorization of California credential documents and appropriate assignment of certificated personnel.
Email: assignment@ctc.ca.gov
Credential Waiver Questions
Questions from employing agencies only regarding procedures and guidelines for requesting Variable Term Credential Waivers.
Email: waivers@ctc.ca.gov
We Want Your Opinion!On-line Customer Satisfaction Survey
Citizen Comment/Complaint Form
The goal of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing is to provide you with the best possible service. We welcome your comments and/or complaints which will help us to better serve you and others.
Citizen Comment/Complaint Form [PDF]
Small Business/DVBE Advocate  •  SB-DVBE@ctc.ca.gov - 916-322-9989
(Small Business/DVBE Questions only)

Updated August 12, 2014