Notice: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Commission Stakeholders
Please Note: In order to offer a subject matter or educator preparation (credential) program in California institutions must follow a two-step process: 1) have eligibility gained through the Initial Institutional Approval Process, and 2) follow the Commission approval process for Initial Program Approval. Only when both processes are complete and the proposal has been acted upon by both the Commission and the Committee on Accreditation, may an institution recommend candidates for a credential or certificate in California.For additional information on eligibility and how to apply to offer a subject matter or educator preparation program, please choose the appropriate selection below.
For initial Subject Matter Program approval document submissions must follow the related Initial Program Review (IPR) process.
For initial Educator Preparation Program approval document submissions must follow the related Initial Program Review (IPR) process.
If you have any questions about what documents need to be submitted, please email IPR@ctc.ca.gov.