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Look-up a Teacher's Credential, Certificate and/or Permit


Search for an Educator

Search for the credentials, certificates, and/or permits held by public school teachers and educators. Searches using first and last name may have multiple results.

Employers, Authorized Agencies, and Applicants may use the Secured Search on the linked page, which requires SSN & Date of Birth.

IMPORTANT: Educator Rules of Conduct and Responsibilities

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing has provided through the link above immediate access to credential information. The credential information serves as the official record of certification. Changes, updates, and/or corrections made to records may take up to three working days to be reflected on the website look-ups.

For further information regarding credential records, please contact the Commission's Information Services Unit at credentials@ctc.ca.gov.

If your questions are regarding an adverse action or an application pending additional evaluation, see the Educator Discipline FAQ. For additional questions, send an email to the Division of Professional Practices at DPPInfo@ctc.ca.gov.

Updated September 11, 2012