Upon Completion of a Credential Program

                       Credential Services DBH 303 - One University Circle Turlock, CA 95382                            Phone: (209)667-3534 Fax: (209)6674-7058 Email: Credentials@csustan.edu 

Administrative

If you have completed or are in the last semester of your credential program it is time to request your Preliminary Administrative Services Credential or Certificate of Eligibility. Please submit a completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form, along with any required documents to Credential Services Office (DBH 303). No payment is due to us for recommending your credential. You will pay CCTC directly once your credential has been recommended. Your credential application will be processed by a Credential Analyst, and a recommendation will be submitted using CCTC‘s online system usually within an eight to ten week time frame (depending upon our workload). If you are applying for an administrative internship or preliminary credential, your application should be processed and recommended within three weeksNOTE:  ALL examination requirements and coursework must be completed before a recommendation may be submitted to CCTC.

The Process:

  • Submit your completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form to Credential Services, DBH 303 on the Turlock campus or the Enrollment Services Office at the Stockton Campus. You can also email, fax or mail the form to Credential Services (See our contact information above). PLEASE DO NOT MAIL THIS APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO CCTC.
  • Credential Services will check documents, verify eligibility and recommend for the credential. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.
  • Once Credential Services has submitted the online recommendation you will be notified via email from CCTC to complete the personal and professional fitness questionnaire and payment portions of the process. The Subject line on this email is “CTC Notice - Recommendation for New Document.” Make sure your computer does not have any POP UP BLOCKERS before you begin this process. You need to follow the instructions on this email to complete the process and submit payment. To view CCTC’s “Quick Tips” please use the link:  http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/online-services/pdf/recommend-tips.pdf
  • The credential fee is $102.50 unless you have a credit for a Certificate of Clearance. A debit/credit card for payment is required.  After you complete this process CCTC will send you a second e-mail with a Subject line “CTC Application Received Email.” This includes a payment confirmation number and verification that your credential is being processed by them. CCTC’s last email is “Notification of Document Issuance.” This provides the details of your credential and will contain a link where the online official record of your document may be viewed and printed by you. You can print and present a copy of this credential to your school district or County Office of Education. You can also attach this credential to your Ed-Join application for employment purposes. CCTC will no longer print out and mail official credential documents.
  • Credential’s Effective Date:It will be either: 1) Last day of the semester, 2) Date all requirements are met, or 3) Date application is received by Credential Services.   
  • Urgent Evaluations:If you have a job offer in which your employing district requires your credential as soon as possible, a statement in writing from the district and on school letterhead will be required for a “rush” evaluation.  Acceptable documentation can be faxed to (209) 664-7058 or emailed to credentials@csustan.edu.  It may take up to 10 working days to process this request, as long as all requirements have been met.

Administrative Preliminary/ Clear or Certificate of Eligibility Application.pdf - This form is to be used to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility or Preliminary Administrative Credential. 

Verification of Experience: (To be completed by ALL applicants) CCTC requires five years of successful, full-time experience. This experience can be in a public school, nonpublic school, or private school of equivalent status located in California or another state, or a combination of experience earned in California and another state.This experience may be teaching, pupil personnel work, librarianship, health services, clinical or rehabilitative services, or a combination of teaching and school services equal to five years. Substitute or part-time service does not apply.

CCTC has discontinued the use of Form 41-EXP (Verification of Experience).  Verification of experience must be on the district or employing agency letterhead and signed by the superintendent, assistant superintendent, director of personnel, or director of human resources. School or district personnel other than the applicant must verify all experience. Letter must be submitted with original signatures. 

Verification of Employment as an Administrator.pdf - This form is to be used when applying for a Preliminary Administrative Credential. 

 

Education Specialist

When you are in the last semester of your credential program it is time to request your credential.  Please submit a completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form, along with any required documents to Credential Services Office (DBH 303). No payment is due to us for recommending your credential. You will pay CCTC directly once your credential has been recommended. Your credential application will be processed by a Credential Analyst, and a recommendation will be submitted using CCTC‘s online system usually within an eight to ten week time frame (depending upon our workload).  NOTE:  ALL examination requirements, valid CPR Certificate - Infant, Child & Adult, (copy of the front/back of card) and coursework must be completed before a recommendation may be submitted to CCTC.

The Process:                                                                                                               

  • Submit your completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form to Credential Services, DBH 303 on the Turlock campus or the Enrollment Services Office at the Stockton Campus. You can also email, fax or mail the form to Credential Services (See our contact information above). PLEASE DO NOT MAIL THIS APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO CCTC.
  • Credential Services will check documents, verify eligibility and recommend for the credential. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.
  • Once Credential Services has submitted the online recommendation you will be notified via email from CCTC to complete the personal and professional fitness questionnaire and payment portions of the process. The Subject line on this email is “CTC Notice - Recommendation for New Document.” Make sure your computer does not have any POP UP BLOCKERS before you begin this process. You need to follow the instructions on this email to complete the process and submit payment. To view CCTC’s “Quick Tips” please use the link:  http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/online-services/pdf/recommend-tips.pdf
  • The credential fee is $102.50 unless you have a credit for a Certificate of Clearance. A debit/credit card for payment is required.  After you complete this process CCTC will send you a second e-mail with a Subject line “CTC Application Received Email.” This includes a payment confirmation number and verification that your credential is being processed by them. CCTC’s last email is “Notification of Document Issuance.” This provides the details of your credential and will contain a link where the online official record of your document may be viewed and printed by you. You can print and present a copy of this credential to your school district or County Office of Education. You can also attach this credential to your Ed-Join application for employment purposes. CCTC will no longer print out and mail official credential documents.
  • Credential’s Effective Date:It will be either: 1) Last day of the semester, 2) Date all requirements are met, or 3) Date application is received by Credential Services.   
  • Urgent Evaluations:If you have a job offer in which your employing district requires your credential as soon as possible, a statement in writing from the district and on school letterhead will be required for a “rush” evaluation. Acceptable documentation can be faxed to (209) 664-7058 or emailed to credentials@csustan.edu. It may take up to 10 working days to process this request, as long as all requirements have been met.
Education Specialist Preliminary/
Clear Application
.pdf
This form is used to apply for your preliminary/ clear credential.

 

Multiple Subject

When you are in the last semester of your credential program it is time to request your credential.  Please submit a completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form, along with any required documents to Credential Services Office (DBH 303). No payment is due to us for recommending your credential. You will pay CCTC directly once your credential has been recommended. Your credential application will be processed by a Credential Analyst, and a recommendation will be submitted using CCTC‘s online system usually within an eight to ten week time frame (depending upon our workload).  NOTE:  ALL examination requirements, TPAs, valid CPR Certificate - Infant, Child & Adult, (copy of the front/back of card) and coursework must be completed before a recommendation may be submitted to CCTC.

The Process:                                                                                                               

  • Submit your completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form to Credential Services, DBH 303 on the Turlock campus or the Enrollment Services Office at the Stockton Campus. You can also email, fax or mail the form to Credential Services (See our contact information above). PLEASE DO NOT MAIL THIS APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO CCTC.
  • Credential Services will check documents, verify eligibility and recommend for the credential. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.
  • Once Credential Services has submitted the online recommendation you will be notified via email from CCTC to complete the personal and professional fitness questionnaire and payment portions of the process. The Subject line on this email is “CTC Notice - Recommendation for New Document.” Make sure your computer does not have any POP UP BLOCKERS before you begin this process. You need to follow the instructions on this email to complete the process and submit payment. To view CCTC’s “Quick Tips” please use the link:  http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/online-services/pdf/recommend-tips.pdf . 
  • The credential fee is $102.50 unless you have a credit for a Certificate of Clearance. A debit/credit card for payment is required.  After you complete this process CCTC will send you a second e-mail with a Subject line “CTC Application Received Email.” This includes a payment confirmation number and verification that your credential is being processed by them. CCTC’s last email is “Notification of Document Issuance.” This provides the details of your credential and will contain a link where the online official record of your document may be viewed and printed by you. You can print and present a copy of this credential to your school district or County Office of Education. You can also attach this credential to your Ed-Join application for employment purposes. CCTC will no longer print out and mail official credential documents.
  • Credential’s Effective Date:It will be either: 1) Last day of the semester, 2) Date all requirements are met, or 3) Date application is received by Credential Services.
  • Urgent Evaluations:If you have a job offer in which your employing district requires your credential as soon as possible, a statement in writing from the district and on school letterhead will be required for a “rush” evaluation. Acceptable documentation can be faxed to (209) 664-7058 or emailed to credentials@csustan.edu. It may take up to 10 working days to process this request, as long as all requirements have been met.
Multiple Subject Preliminary/
Clear Application
.pdf
This form is used to apply for your preliminary/ clear credential.

 

Pupil Personnel

  • Submit your completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form to Credential Services, DBH 303 on the Turlock campus or the Enrollment Services Office at the Stockton Campus. You can also email, fax or mail the form to Credential Services (See our contact information above). PLEASE DO NOT MAIL THIS APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO CCTC.
  • Credential Services will check documents, verify eligibility and recommend for the credential. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.
  • Once Credential Services has submitted the online recommendation you will be notified via email from CCTC to complete the personal and professional fitness questionnaire and payment portions of the process. The Subject line on this email is “CTC Notice - Recommendation for New Document.” Make sure your computer does not have any POP UP BLOCKERS before you begin this process. You need to follow the instructions on this email to complete the process and submit payment. To view CCTC’s “Quick Tips” please use the link:  http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/online-services/pdf/recommend-tips.pdf . 
  • The credential fee is $102.50 unless you have a credit for a Certificate of Clearance. A debit/credit card for payment is required.  After you complete this process CCTC will send you a second e-mail with a Subject line “CTC Application Received Email.” This includes a payment confirmation number and verification that your credential is being processed by them. CCTC’s last email is “Notification of Document Issuance.” This provides the details of your credential and will contain a link where the online official record of your document may be viewed and printed by you. You can print and present a copy of this credential to your school district or County Office of Education. You can also attach this credential to your Ed-Join application for employment purposes. CCTC will no longer print out and mail official credential documents.
  • Credential’s Effective Date:It will be either: 1) Last day of the semester, 2) Date all requirements are met, or 3) Date application is received by Credential Services.
  • Urgent Evaluations:If you have a job offer in which your employing district requires your credential as soon as possible, a statement in writing from the district and on school letterhead will be required for a “rush” evaluation. Acceptable documentation can be faxed to (209) 664-7058 or emailed to credentials@csustan.edu. It may take up to 10 working days to process this request, as long as all requirements have been met.
Pupil Personnel Internship/
Clear Application
.pdf
This form is used to apply for an internship or clear credential.

 

Reading Credential/Certificate

  • Submit your completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form to Credential Services, DBH 303 on the Turlock campus or the Enrollment Services Office at the Stockton Campus. You can also email, fax or mail the form to Credential Services (See our contact information above). PLEASE DO NOT MAIL THIS APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO CCTC.
  • Credential Services will check documents, verify eligibility and recommend for the credential. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.
  • Once Credential Services has submitted the online recommendation you will be notified via email from CCTC to complete the personal and professional fitness questionnaire and payment portions of the process. The Subject line on this email is “CTC Notice - Recommendation for New Document.” Make sure your computer does not have any POP UP BLOCKERS before you begin this process. You need to follow the instructions on this email to complete the process and submit payment. To view CCTC’s “Quick Tips” please use the link:  http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/online-services/pdf/recommend-tips.pdf . 
  • The credential fee is $102.50 unless you have a credit for a Certificate of Clearance. A debit/credit card for payment is required.  After you complete this process CCTC will send you a second e-mail with a Subject line “CTC Application Received Email.” This includes a payment confirmation number and verification that your credential is being processed by them. CCTC’s last email is “Notification of Document Issuance.” This provides the details of your credential and will contain a link where the online official record of your document may be viewed and printed by you. You can print and present a copy of this credential to your school district or County Office of Education. You can also attach this credential to your Ed-Join application for employment purposes. CCTC will no longer print out and mail official credential documents.
  • Credential’s Effective Date:It will be either: 1) Last day of the semester, 2) Date all requirements are met, or 3) Date application is received by Credential Services.
  • Urgent Evaluations:If you have a job offer in which your employing district requires your credential as soon as possible, a statement in writing from the district and on school letterhead will be required for a “rush” evaluation. Acceptable documentation can be faxed to (209) 664-7058 or emailed to credentials@csustan.edu. It may take up to 10 working days to process this request, as long as all requirements have been met.
Reading Credential/Certificate.pdf This form is used to apply for your reading credential or certificate.

 

Single Subject

When you are in the last semester of your credential program it is time to request your credential.  Please submit a completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form, along with any required documents to Credential Services Office (DBH 303). No payment is due to us for recommending your credential. You will pay CCTC directly once your credential has been recommended. Your credential application will be processed by a Credential Analyst, and a recommendation will be submitted using CCTC‘s online system usually within an eight to ten week time frame (depending upon our workload).  NOTE:  ALL examination requirements, TPAs, valid CPR Certificate - Infant, Child & Adult, (copy of the front/back of card) and coursework must be completed before a recommendation may be submitted to CCTC.

The Process:                                                                                                               

  • Submit your completed Credential Application for On-Line Recommendation Form to Credential Services, DBH 303 on the Turlock campus or the Enrollment Services Office at the Stockton Campus. You can also email, fax or mail the form to Credential Services (See our contact information above). PLEASE DO NOT MAIL THIS APPLICATION DIRECTLY TO CCTC.
  • Credential Services will check documents, verify eligibility and recommend for the credential. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.
  • Once Credential Services has submitted the online recommendation you will be notified via email from CCTC to complete the personal and professional fitness questionnaire and payment portions of the process. The Subject line on this email is “CTC Notice - Recommendation for New Document.” Make sure your computer does not have any POP UP BLOCKERS before you begin this process. You need to follow the instructions on this email to complete the process and submit payment. To view CCTC’s “Quick Tips” please use the link:  http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/online-services/pdf/recommend-tips.pdf . 
  • The credential fee is $102.50 unless you have a credit for a Certificate of Clearance. A debit/credit card for payment is required.  After you complete this process CCTC will send you a second e-mail with a Subject line “CTC Application Received Email.” This includes a payment confirmation number and verification that your credential is being processed by them. CCTC’s last email is “Notification of Document Issuance.” This provides the details of your credential and will contain a link where the online official record of your document may be viewed and printed by you. You can print and present a copy of this credential to your school district or County Office of Education. You can also attach this credential to your Ed-Join application for employment purposes. CCTC will no longer print out and mail official credential documents.
  • Credential’s Effective Date:It will be either: 1) Last day of the semester, 2) Date all requirements are met, or 3) Date application is received by Credential Services.
  • Urgent Evaluations:If you have a job offer in which your employing district requires your credential as soon as possible, a statement in writing from the district and on school letterhead will be required for a “rush” evaluation. Acceptable documentation can be faxed to (209) 664-7058 or emailed to credentials@csustan.edu. It may take up to 10 working days to process this request, as long as all requirements have been met.
Single Subject Preliminary/ 
Clear Application
.pdf
This form is used to apply for your preliminary/ clear credential.

 

 

Updated  8/2/2016