The contact information below is for questions from educator preparation program sponsors. Emails from current or prospective teachers and candidates will only be answered by the certification division – credentials@ctc.ca.gov. For all inquiries, please do not email multiple email addresses. Sending an inquiry to multiple email addresses will slow down your response. Please select the most appropriate email from the descriptions below:

 

Contact Information for Accreditation Color Cohorts
General accreditation questions should be sent to the email for your assigned color cohort.  A specific cohort consultant will respond to your email and is your first stop for all questions about routine accreditation activities. For very technical questions about a submission or to actually submit your Preconditions, Program Review, Common Standards submission, or a new program proposal (IPR), please use the Topical Area emails below.

Contact Information for Topics/Areas of Work
Please use the dedicated email addresses below to contact the PSD by email regarding the topics/areas of work listed below. All of the dedicated email addresses below are accessed by multiple staff members. It is no longer necessary to send an email and cc multiple staff consultants or administrators. Using the dedicated email address ensures that your message will reach all of the appropriate personnel in PSD. Please refrain from cc-ing individual PSD staff when sending an email to one of the email addresses below.

Contact Information for Commission-Approved Program Questions
For specific questions about implementing Commission-approved programs, please refer to the Approved Program on this page with program area PSD consultant email addresses.  

 

Individual Cohort Emails

CohortEmail
RedpsdRed@ctc.ca.gov
OrangepsdOrange@ctc.ca.gov
YellowpsdYellow@ctc.ca.gov
GreenpsdGreen@ctc.ca.gov
BluepsdBlue@ctc.ca.gov
IndigopsdIndigo@ctc.ca.gov
VioletpsdViolet@ctc.ca.gov

Contact Information for Topical Areas of Work

Topic/Area of WorkTypes of QuestionsEmail Address
Accreditation Data System (ADS)For questions about eh ADS or support in working with the ADS.ADS-Support@ctc.ca.gov
Initial Institutional Approval (IIA)For questions about the Initial Institutional Approval process and requirements.IIA@ctc.ca.gov
Initial Program Review (IPR)For questions about submission of Initial Program Review documents.IPR@ctc.ca.gov
PreconditionsFor questions about Preconditions.Preconditions@ctc.ca.gov
Accreditation QuestionsFor general questions concerning the accreditation process, program implementation, or standards.Accreditation@ctc.ca.gov
Program ReviewFor questions about the Program Review process.Programreview@ctc.ca.gov
Common StandardsFor questions about Common Standards.Commonstandardsreview@ctc.ca.gov
Intern ProgramsFor questions from programs that operate or would like to operate an intern program. (For questions on how to get into an intern program, individuals need to contact an approved intern program directly.)Intern@ctc.ca.gov
Data RequestsFor data requests.CTCDataRequest@ctc.ca.gov
ExamsFor questions related to the following Commission licensure examinations: CBEST, CSET, RICA, CTEL, CPACE, APK.Exams@ctc.ca.gov
Exams RegistrationFor exams registration information (portal site to all exams).CTCExams@nesinc.com
Grant Funded Programs

Classified Grants

Integrated Grants

Local Solutions

Teacher Residency

ClassifiedGrants@ctc.ca.gov

IntegratedGrants@ctc.ca.gov

SolGrants@ctc.ca.gov

TeacherResGrants@ctc.ca.gov
Performance Assessments Developed by the Commission

CalTPA

CalAPA

SpEd CalTPA

CalAPA@ctc.ca.gov

Amy Reising

CalTPA@ctc.ca.gov

Title IIFor questions regarding Teacher Preparation Programs reporting required by Title II of the Higher Education Act.TitleII@ctc.ca.gov
Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA)For general questions related to all TPA models.TPA@ctc.ca.gov
Updating Your Contact InformationFor assistance on how to update your institutional contact information using your three digit code and password.Phi Phi Lau
General QuestionsFor questions that do not fall under any of the above categories or program areas listed below.PSDInfo@ctc.ca.gov 
Submitting a Recommendation for a CredentialFor questions about individual recommendations. credentials@ctc.ca.gov

Contact Information for Program Areas

ProgramConsultant Contact
Administrative Services PreparationGay Roby
Adult EducationPoonam Bedi
Agricultural SpecialistKatie Croy
Bilingual AuthorizationMiranda Gutierrez
CTEL ProgramsMiranda Gutierrez
Career Technical Education (CTE) PreparationBob Loux
Early Childhood EducationErin Sullivan
Education Specialist Preparation - Preliminary, Added Authorizations, and Other Related ServicesSpecialEducation@ctc.ca.gov
Experimental ProgramsCheryl Hickey
Intern ProgramsBob Loux
Mathematics Instruction Added Authorization and
Mathematics Instructional Leadership Specialist Program
Katie Croy
Preliminary Multiple Subject Teacher PreparationKatie Croy
Preliminary Single Subject Teacher PreparationSingleSubject@ctc.ca.gov
Pupil Personnel Services PreparationKaren Sacramento
Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and
Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential
Roxann Purdue
School NurseRoxann Purdue
Subject Matter Programs 

SubjectMatterProgram@ctc.ca.gov

Teacher InductionKaren Sacramento
Teacher LibrarianRoxann Purdue

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Questions about submitting a recommendation on-line, requirements for a credential, or the status of an application:  Email credentials@ctc.ca.gov

Updated August 22, 2019