Preconditions

Important! Before responding to any of the preconditions on this webpage, institutions should thoroughly review the Introduction to Preconditions.

Note: Preconditions for both active and inactive programs must be submitted via the institution’s accreditation website with active and accessible evidence hyperlinks. 



Programs
PreconditionsEvidence Guidance Document

General and Initial Program Submission

General Institutional Preconditions for All Professional Preparation Program [2018]Evidence Guidance Document for General Preconditions
 Initial Program Preconditions [2020]Evidence Guidance Document for Initial Program Preconditions

Educator Preparation Program Specific Preconditions

  
Preliminary Programs

Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject [2022]

Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject [2018]

Evidence Guidance Document for Multiple and Single Subject Preconditions "This evidence guidance document is relevant for submissions from the 21-22 cohort. a new guidance document is being developed for the 22-23 submissions that will reflect the changes made at the August 2022 commission meeting".
 

Preliminary Education Specialist [2022]

Preliminary Education Specialist [2016]

Evidence Guidance Document for Preliminary Education Specialist "This evidence guidance document is relevant for submissions from the 21-22 cohort. a new guidance document is being developed for the 22-23 submissions that will reflect the changes made at the August 2022 commission meeting".
 

PK-3 Early Childhood Education (ECE) Specialist Instruction [2022]

 
Intern Programs

Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject Intern [2022]

Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject Intern

PK-3 Early Childhood Education (ECE) Specialist Instruction - Intern [2022]

 
 

Preliminary Education Specialist Intern [2022]

Preliminary Education Specialist Intern

 
Teacher Induction ProgramsTeacher Induction (General Education and Education Specialist) [2016]Evidence Guidance for Teacher Induction Preconditions
Education Specialist Added Authorization ProgramsEducation Specialist: All Added Authorization Programs  [1] 
 Early Childhood Special Education Added Authorization  [2] 
 Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization  [3] 
Designated Subjects Teaching CredentialsDesignated Subjects Adult EducationEvidence Guidance for Designated Subjects: Adult Education Preconditions
 Designated Subjects Career Technical Education 
 Designated Subjects: Special Subjects Supervision and Coordination 
 Designated Subjects: Drivers Training 
Specialist Credentials and CertificatesAgriculture Specialist 
 Mathematics Instructional Leadership Specialist 
 Mathematics Instructional Added Authorization 
 Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential [2016] 
 Bilingual AuthorizationEvidence Guidance Document for Bilingual Authorization
 California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) 
Services CredentialsPreliminary Administrative ServicesEvidence Guidance for Preliminary Administrative Services Preconditions
 Clear Induction Administrative ServicesEvidence Guidance for Clear Induction Administrative Services Preconditions
 

Pupil Personnel Services

PPS: School Counseling [2019]

PPS: School Psychology [2019]

PPS: School Social Work [2019]

 
Other Related Services Credentials

Preliminary Speech-Language Pathology

Clear Speech-Language Pathology


Clinical Rehabilitative Services ProgramsAudiology 
 Orientation and Mobility - There are no program preconditions specifically for Orientation and Mobility. 
 Special Class Authorization 
Other Services CredentialsTeacher Librarian 
 School Nurse Services - There are no program preconditions specifically for School Nurse Services. 

 

 

Notes:
1. Education Specialist: All Added Authorization Programs - Every added authorization program with the exception of Adapted Physical Education must submit the "All Added Authorization Program" preconditions. Please note that although the following 7 added authorization areas must also submit the "All Added Authorization" preconditions, there are no additional program specific preconditions required for these areas: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Deaf-Blind, Orthopedic Impairments, Emotional Disturbance, Other Health Impairments, Resource Specialist and Traumatic Brain Injury.

2. Early Childhood Special Education Added Authorization - In addition to preconditions for all added authorization programs, Early Childhood Special Education programs must address these preconditions.

3. Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization - Adapted Physical Education programs must address these preconditions.

Prior Preconditions

Updated October 28, 2022