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Prospective California Educators

This page provides information for the prospective educator or individuals prepared outside of California. Credential requirements, information on examinations, and approved educator preparation programs are presented here. In addition, application materials can be found on this page.

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

Credential Requirements

Educator Preparation and Development

How To Apply

Updated December 12, 2013