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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.

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Become a Teacher

The TEACH California Virtual Advisor can answer most of your questions as well as direct you to the right resources.

Educator Preparation and Development

Updated March 5, 2014