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Child Development Permits - Early Childhood/Preschool

How do I renew my Child Development Assistant Permit?

Renew this permit online using the button on our home page.

Child Development Professional Growth Manual [PDF]

How do I renew my Child Development Associate Teacher Permit?

You must verify completion of at least 15 semester units toward the Child Development Teacher Permit, submit a completed application [PDF] and application processing fee [PDF] . This permit is not renewable online.

How do I renew my Child Development Teacher Permit?

Renew this permit online using the button on our home page.

Child Development Professional Growth Manual [PDF]

How do I renew my Child Development Master Teacher Permit?

Renew this permit online using the button on our home page.

Child Development Professional Growth Manual [PDF]

How do I renew my Child Development Site Supervisor Permit?

Renew this permit online using the button on our home page.

Child Development Professional Growth Manual [PDF]

How do I renew my Child Development Program Director Permit?

Renew this permit online using the button on our home page.

Child Development Professional Growth Manual [PDF]

Can I renew online if I have had a conviction?

Yes. During the online renewal process, you must answer all questions on the page titled 'Personal and Professional Fitness'. If you answer "yes" to any of the questions, you must type an explanation in the space provided.

Is there an appeal option for the Associate Teacher Permit if the required 15 semester units were not completed?

Yes. Appeals will only be considered for the Child Development Associate Teacher level for medical reasons for the applicant or his or her immediate family. The extension is for one year. When an appeal is not an option, the applicant must drop down to the Child Development Assistant Permit until the required units have been completed.

I didn't complete my professional growth requirements for renewal. How do I apply for my one-time two-year extension?

The two-year extension cannot be applied for online. The two-year extension requires that the following be submitted to the Commission office:

Can I use college course work toward the 105 clock-hours required for renewal of my permit?

Yes. College or university course work can be converted to clock hours by using the chart below.

Quarter UnitsSemester UnitsClock-Hours
1-10
-115
2-20
3230
4-40
-345
5-50
6460
7-70
-575
8-80
9690
10-100




Updated November 26, 2007