For First Time Applicants

Follow the directions below to create a personal profile. If you have previously submitted an application or received a formal online recommendation from an approved program sponsor then your profile may already exist.
  1. Click on the Educator Login button.
    Educator Login

  2. Enter your Social Security Number and Date of Birth in the format shown. Click OK.
    CTC Online empty login formRight arrow iconCTC Online filled in login form

  3. You will be prompted a second time to enter your Social Security Number and Date of Birth to create your new profile. Re-enter your information and click OK.

  4. Click the Create Person button.
    CTC Online Create Person button

  5. Enter your full legal name, current email address, phone number(s), and your California county of employment (county of employment information is optional).
    CTC Online blank personal information formRight arrowFilled-in personal information form

  6. To add a California county of employment, click the small box with a check mark in it. A new window will open.
    County employment field with checkbox

    Select the appropriate county from the list. Counties appear in alphabetical order. To advance the list, click the Blue arrow iconarrow. Once the correct county is selected in yellow, click OK at the bottom of the window.

    County selection list


  7. Verify your personal information is correct and click Save.
    CTC Online personal information form with save button

  8. Move down to the address section. Click New to add your mailing address. Failure to add a mailing address can result in significant delays in credential processing.
    CTC Online personal information form - new button

  9. Enter your mailing address information and click Save.
    CTC Online mailing address entry form with save button

  10. Your profile information should now be complete. Click Next to proceed.
    Completed personal information form with save button
Updated June 29, 2017