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People with Teaching Experience — Credential Options

Individuals with some private school teaching experience have options with certain California credentials requirements. Experience in a career other than teaching, even with an advanced degree, does not generally replace any requirements.

If you have:

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) sets teacher preparation standards, approves teacher preparation programs, and grants three types of teaching credentials as well as related documents and other credentials.

What's your next step for becoming a teacher in California? Find the answer by using the My Career Plan tool.