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Contacting the Professional Services Division

Contact Information for Topics/Areas of Work
Please use the dedicated email addresses below to contact the PSD by email regarding the topics/areas of work listed below. All of the dedicated email addresses below are accessed by multiple staff members. It is no longer necessary to send an email and cc multiple staff consultants or administrators. Using the dedicated email address ensures that your message will reach all of the appropriate personnel in PSD. Please refrain from cc-ing individual PSD staff when sending an email to one of the email addresses below. See PSA 10-22 for more information.

Contact Information for Program Specific Questions
For program area specific questions please refer to the second table on this page with program area PSD consultant email addresses.

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Topic/Area of Work Types of Questions Email Address
Initial Institutional Approval For questions about the Initial Institutional Approval process and requirements. IIA@ctc.ca.gov
Initial Program Review For questions about submission of Initial Program Review documents. IPR@ctc.ca.gov
Accreditation Questions For questions about site visits and submission of Precondition Reports and Site Visit Documentation. Other general accreditation questions that do not apply to one of the dedicated areas below are also welcome. Accreditation@ctc.ca.gov
Program Assessment For questions about site visits and submission of Precondition Reports and Site Visit Documentation. Other general accreditation questions that do not apply to one of the dedicated areas below are also welcome. ProgramAssessment@ctc.ca.gov
Biennial Reports For questions about and submission of Biennial Report documents. BiennialReports@ctc.ca.gov
Intern Programs For questions from programs that operate or would like to operate an intern program. (For questions on how to get into an intern program, individuals need to contact an approved intern program directly.) Intern@ctc.ca.gov
Data Requests For data requests CTCDataRequest@ctc.ca.gov
Exams For questions related to Commission licensure examinations other than TPA

Exams Registration For exams registration information (portal site to all exams) CTCExams@nesinc.com
Title II For questions regarding Teacher Preparation Programs reporting required by Title II of the Higher Education Act TitleII@ctc.ca.gov
Teaching Performance Assessment Implementation and Training For general questions related to TPA implementation and for CalTPA related questions, including assessor training Wayne Bacer
TPA Data Collection Questions related to TPA data collection Mike Taylor
Updating Your Contact Information For assistance on how to update your institutional contact information using your three digit code and password. Lawrence Robinson
General Questions For questions that do not fall under any of the above categories or program areas listed below. PSDInfo@ctc.ca.gov

Contact Information for Program Areas

Program Consultant Contact
Administrative Services Preparation Gay Roby
Adult Education Erin Sullivan
Agricultural Specialist Katie Croy
Bilingual Authorization Paula Jacobs
Clear Credential Programs (aka Fifth Year of Study Preparation) Katie Croy
CTEL Programs Paula Jacobs
Career Technical Education (CTE) Preparation Bob Loux
Education Specialist Preparation William Hatrick
Experimental Programs Cheryl Hickey
Internship Bob Loux
Mathematics Instruction Added Authorization and Mathematics Instructional Leadership Specialist Program Katie Croy
Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject Teacher Preparation Katie Croy
Professional Teacher Induction Preparation Karen Sacramento
Pupil Personnel Services Preparation Lynette Roby
Single Subject Matter Programs Erin Sullivan
Reading Certificate and Specialist Miranda Gutierrez
School Nurse Mike Taylor
Teacher Librarian Lynette Roby

Contact Information For Individual Cohorts

Cohort Email
Red psdRed@ctc.ca.gov
Orange psdOrange@ctc.ca.gov
Yellow psdYellow@ctc.ca.gov
Green psdGreen@ctc.ca.gov
Blue psdBlue@ctc.ca.gov
Indigo psdIndigo@ctc.ca.gov
Violet psdViolet@ctc.ca.gov

Updated March 10, 2017