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Credentials

Credentials unit is responsible for assisting teachers and support services personnel in the completion of contracting and processing requirements after they have been selected to fill various positions. This unit also ensures that every certificated employee has applied for and maintains the appropriate authorization (permit, certificate, credential, waiver, etc.) needed for his/her current assignment. In addition, this site has information regarding renewing credential, changing credential status and fingerprinting requirements. 

Announcements

  • Fee Increase! Commission on Teacher Credentialing 2015-16 Budget

    On June 24th, the Governor signed the 2015-16 Budget Act, which included language increasing the Commission on Teacher Credentialing's application fee from $70 to $100. This fee increase will become effective on July 1, 2015 and applies to both new and renewed/reissued applications               

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  • CTC Credit Card Convenience Fee: Effective March 7th, 2014 at 8pm PST, the Commission has increased the credit card convenience fee
    by $.50 from $2.00 per transaction to $2.50 per transaction.
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Renew

To access the renewal web page:
  1. Log on to www.ctc.ca.gov 
  2. Go to "Online Services for Educators."
  3. Click on the "Educator Page" button.
  4. Follow directions for renewal.

Additionally, District certificated employees are required to do the following in order for Credentials unit to register their renewed clear credential with Los Angeles County Office of Education

  1. Complete the required information on Form HR-1220 for Clear Credential Renewals and submit it to our office.

Certificated employees are advised to renew their Clear, Professional and/or Professional Clear credentials at least one month prior to the expiration date.  Failure to do so will have an adverse effect on the individual's retirement  benefits and payroll.

Register

To register a credential with the Los Angeles County Office of Education, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to www.ctc.ca.gov
  2. Go to "search for an educator"
  3. Input social security number and date of birth
  4. Click on the document number of the credential you want to register
  5. Click on "file, print" 

Once you have done this, write your employee number on the copy and mail, email or fax it to (213) 241-8988.

Contact Information

333 S. Beaudry Ave., 15th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90017  
 
Phone: (213) 241-4951
Fax:  (213) 241-8988
  
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
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