Please note: The Statistic of the Month will be discontinued starting July 2015 in order for staff to focus on data work relating to strengthening and streamlining the Commission's Accreditation system.

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  • June 2015 Statistic: Number of Approved Educator Preparation Programs, 2010-2014
    To be eligible to offer educator preparation programs, institutions (colleges, universities, school districts, county offices of education or other entities) must qualify for Initial Institutional Approval and then must submit a proposal demonstrating how each proposed educator preparation program meets the applicable Commission program standards. The Committee on Accreditation (COA) approves the program once the standards are found to be met.
    June 5, 2015

  • May 2015 Statistic: California Teachers Prepared in Other Countries
    In fiscal year 2013-14, about 240 initial teaching credentials were issued to teachers who were prepared in other countries. Another 340 teaching credentials were renewed during the same fiscal year.
    April 29, 2015

  • April 2015 Statistic: Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials Issued
    The Preliminary Designated Subjects Career Technical Education (CTE) Teaching Credential authorizes the holder to teach within the industry sectors named on the credential in grades twelve and below and in classes organized primarily for adults, in career technical, trade or vocational courses. CTE Teaching Credentials are available in the following 15 industry sectors: Agriculture and Natural Resources; Arts, Media, and Entertainment; Building and Construction Trades; Education, Business and Finance; Education, Child Development, and Family Services; Energy, Environment, and Utilities; Engineering and Architecture; Fashion and Interior Design; Health Science and Medical Technology; Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation; Information and Communication Technologies; Manufacturing and Product Development; Marketing, Sales, and Service; Public Services; and Transportation.
    April 1, 2015

  • March 2015 Statistic: Age Distribution of New Credential Holders in 2013-14
    In 2013-14, nearly 33,000 individuals received new credentials or permits in one of the following areas: K-12 teaching (Multiple Subjects, Single Subject, Education Specialist, Designated Subjects); services (Administrative, Pupil Personnel Services (PPS), Speech-Language-Pathology (SLP), School Nurse, Teacher Librarian) or in Child Development (CD) (Assistant Permit, Associate Permit, Teacher Permit, Master Teacher Permit, Site Supervisor, Program Director).
    February 25, 2015

  • February 2015 Statistic: Substitute Permits Issued 2003-04 to 2012-13
    The Commission on Teacher Credentialing issues three different types of Substitute Permits: the Emergency 30-day Substitute Teaching Permit, the Emergency Career Substitute Permit, and the Emergency Substitute Teaching Permit for Prospective Teachers.
    January 30, 2015

  • January 2015 Statistic: Bilingual Teachers Prepared in California by Language: 2009-10 to 2012-13
    In 2009-10 more than 1,200 teachers earned a bilingual authorization. In 2012-13, the number of bilingual authorized teachers certified dropped to less than 900, a decline of 35 percent between 2009-10 and 2012-13.
    January 2, 2015
Updated March 24, 2017