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CREDENTIALS

Credentials

Clovis Unified School District is a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing approved SB2042 Induction Program sponsor.

All applicants for certificated position must hold or be eligible for a California credential for the position being sought.

To be considered for a certificated positions, an applicant must have the following:

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree from a fully accredited college or university.
  2. Verification of passage of CBEST (If applicable).
  3. A valid California teaching credential for the level and subject area of application.

For detailed information on credentials, please visit the California Commission on Teacher Credentialings’ (CCTC) Web site: http://www.ctc.ca.gov. The CCTC is a state agency responsible for establishing requirements for credentials that authorize public school teaching and service, standards for subject matter programs, and assessments of skill and knowledge.

Credential Renewals, Professional Growth and Professional Development

To renew a California public school credential online the website address is www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/renewal.html

For Professional Growth information and access to a Professional Growth Manual the website address is www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/manuals.html

As a CUSD teacher there are several local colleges and universities available for further professional development. If you are enrolling for the first time in a teacher credentialing program, or, if you have already earned a credential and are interested in pursuing more advanced professional studies, below are the web sites for colleges and universities in the area.

Specific Credential Access including Supplementary & Subject Matter Authorizations

To access a specific credential held by a public school teacher, the website is http://www.ctc.ca.gov/

For specific requirements for Supplementary & Subject Matter Authorizations the website address is www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/sup-subject-matter-auth.html

Out of State Applicants

If you have completed a teacher preparation program outside of California and are interested in California certification, you can contact the Commissions information service office at (888) 921-2682 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM (PST) Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at http://www.ctc.ca.gov.