Current and Prospective Educators
This page is designed to provide information to educators prepared in California, whether current or expired credential holders, and educators from outside California seeking their first California certification.
- Online Services Use the Online Services page to:
- Apply for a new credential or permit
- Renew your credential or permit
- Extending the Term of Your Credential
- Fingerprint Information
- Applications, Forms, Leaflets, & Manuals
- Application Fee Information
Educator Preparation and Development
Professional Preparation Programs
This chart provides a list of Commission-approved professional preparation programs sponsored by colleges, universities, school districts, county offices of education and other entities. These programs include initial teacher preparation, induction and all programs preparing an individual for a services credential.
- Subject-Matter Preparation Programs
California colleges and universities with Commission-approved subject-matter programs.
- More About Regional Accreditation
- Educator Rules of Conduct and Responsibilities
- Professional Conduct: Reinstatement/Contractual Issues