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Required Supporting Documentation

In addition to a completed application, the following items will be needed to complete your admission file:

Preliminary Single Subject / Multiple Subject and Education Specialist/Dual Credential

  1. Completed Application: Apply Online or Download Application
  2. $50 non-refundable application fee
  3. Two official transcripts from each college/university attended
  4. Statement of Intent (PDF)
  5. Two References: Online or (PDF) (Candidates must use this form)
  6. Certificate of Clearance & Livescan fingerprinting using form for Teacher Credential Program
  7. TB report, current within six months of program start
  8. Official copy of CBEST passage
  9. Demonstrate subject matter competency. Verified through passage of the appropriate California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET) or undergraduate single subject matter preparation program. Descriptions of the specific subject matter tests and registration information can be located at www.cset.nesinc.com.

Clear Induction Credential Program

Application deadline is August 1st, but the start of the program is not until October 17th. This allows students to settle into the new semester before starting the program.

  1. Completed Application: Apply Online or Download Application
  2. $50 non-refundable application fee
  3. Two References (PDF) from professional sources (Candidates must use this form)
  4. Copy of valid CA Preliminary Credential
  5. Proof of full time employment as Teacher of Record (Copy of contract or Hire Letter)

International Students

Students applying from outside the United States must submit the International Application and will be required to provide other information as necessary for preparation of the I-20 to obtain a Visa.

Application Deadlines

Preliminary Credentials Only

Applications now open for Fall 2021, Spring and Summer 2022.

Fall 2021

  • Deadline to have all items submitted: June 1st
  • Interviews conducted in June
  • Fall semester begins August, 2021

Spring 2022

  • Deadline to have all items submitted: November 1st
  • Interviews conducted in November
  • Spring semester begins January, 2022

Summer 2022

  • Deadline to have all items submitted: March 1st
  • Interviews conducted in March
  • Summer semester begins May, 2022

Clear Induction Credential Program

Fall 2021

  • Deadline to have all items submitted: Aug 1st
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