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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


Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811-4213

Walk-in and Appointment services for eligibility evaluations and information are not available.

Parking and Map

The Commission building entrance is in the parking lot, accessible via 19th Street.

CTC Mini Map - Click for larger map 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.

The following third party parking options are also available within one block of the Commission office:
  • Multiple daily parking lots
  • Two hour metered street parking
  • Two hour free street parking (may be unavailable for street cleaning, per parking sign)
Note that nearby parking lots and street parking are often near capacity, so allow extra time to find a parking space.

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Other Questions

Testing Policy Questions Email: exams@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

Commission Contacts

Commission Management
Media Relations
For inquiries from the press
Email: media@ctc.ca.gov
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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.
Small Business/DVBE Advocate E-mail: SB-DVBE@ctc.ca.gov

Phone: 916-322-8146 (Small Business/DVBE Questions only)

Updated May 15, 2015