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The Commission on Teacher Credentialing is continually monitoring the COVID-19 situation and its impact on educators and our preparation programs. Below are resources that help to guide educators and programs regarding the current situation. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

General Information

Variable Term Waivers for Credential Candidates Unable to Complete their Programs
April 29, 2020


Flexibilities Approved at the April 2020 Commission Meeting
April 29, 2020


Use of Variable Term Waivers Due to Emergency Health and Safety Restrictions
April 6, 2020

For statewide Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates, please see the California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Updates page.

Credentialing Questions

Phones are currently unavailable until further notice. Please contact Certification through chat or email or the Division of Professional Practices through email.

Questions from educators and employing agencies regarding credentialing requirements, policies, and application procedures should be sent to the Commission’s Certification Division.  Given the current situation, we ask that individuals contact the Commission via email at or via Live Chat through the live chat link and image at the bottom of this page (available Monday-Friday, 10am to 4pm).

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Updated February 09, 2021