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Applying for your
College of Education
Office of Student Services
Contact Us
College of Education
Office of Student Services
(619) 594-6320
Your Credential Analyst
Last names beginning A – K Last names beginning L - Z
Nhung “Ann” Nguyen
[email protected]
(619) 594-6320
Sylvia Hernandez
[email protected]
(619) 594-6320
Our Process
 Complete and submit the Application for Credential
Evaluation by our priority deadline
 February 16, 2015
 Your credential analyst will review your records, verify that
all requirements have been met and will send you a status
 When grades post your analyst will reopen your file and
complete the recommendation process
 Files are worked in date order so applying by the priority
deadline ensures that if all requirements are met, you will
be recommended for your credential by approximately
mid July.
 Submitting your credential request form by the deadline
will ensure your name is on the list for all commencement
activities! You do not need to apply for graduation with
the university.
The Application Form
Can be found on our website:
 Complete the “credential request form-all”
The Form Includes:
Page 1 – Instructions/Checklist
Page 2- Instructions on paying your SDSU
Evaluation Processing Fee
Page 3 - Application Page (where you tell us who
you are and what type of credential you are
applying for)
Required documents to be
submitted with your
 Credential Request Form (page 3 of your application packet)
 Verification of payment of your credential evaluation fee
 Copy of CPR certification for infant, child, and adult (all three
 Copy of RICA score report (not required for Single Subject)
 Copy of verification that you completed the CSU exit survey
www.csuexitsurvey.org. This survey could be completed at the
end the semester. Please send in your final confirmation page
to your credential analyst to complete your file
Preliminary Credential
 In addition to the required documents listed
previously, the following are required for the
Preliminary Education Specialist Credential:
 Valid Health Course- TE 280 or its equivalent
 U.S Constitution- course or exam
 All CSU graduates (Bachelor's) have fulfilled this
requirement, as it is required for graduation.
 All other students should contact their credential analyst
with any questions.
How to clear your
preliminary teaching
 Your preliminary document is valid for five years.
 R14I Renewal Statement:
 To renew the preliminary credential, the holder must
complete the Commission-approved Induction
program through the employer.
 If you teach at a private school that does not offer
induction, you may be released from induction and
enroll in the General Education Clear Credential
program to clear your credential.
***At SDSU, we offer the General Education Clear
Credential Program online.
Extension option is available
 You are eligible to apply for a three year
extension by mailing an appeal request to the
CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
 An application 41-4 could be downloaded from the
CTC website: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets.html
 Form CL884 is required to be submitted with your
 Application fee of $70.00 make payable to CTC.
Matter – What are they?
 Supplementary Authorizations (SA) and Subject
Matter Authorizations (SMA) are authorizations that
can be added to a basic credential.
 SA/SMA’s allow an educator to teach in a subject
area other than the subject area of the basic
credential earned.
 SA/SMA’s can only be earned on the basis of
course work.
 In general, SMA’s are No Child Left Behind
Compliant (NCLB), SA’s are not.
 Education/methodology courses cannot be
matter—What are they?
 If you have at least 12 units of coursework in
another subject, you may check the
supplementary/subject matter authorization box
on your credential request form.
 Your analyst will review your transcripts to see if
you could qualify for any additional authorization
(teaching middle school).
 For those who are interested, we will go over the
supplementary and subject matter authorizations
in more detail at the end of the meeting. Please
sign up if you are interested to attend the
SMA/Supplementary workshop
Supplementary/Subject Matter
Authorizations - Resources
For a detailed list of available subjects and requirements
 SMA:
 SA for Single Subject
 SA for Multiple Subject
 Worksheets
 Do I need to submit a copy of my score
reports even if I had the scores sent to SDSU
when I took the exam?
 We recommend submitting a copy of your score
report regardless, this will ensure that we can process
your application without delay.
 Can I fax my application?
 No, as indicated at the top of page 1, we do not
accept faxed or photocopied applications
because we require an original signature on file.
 Applications can be mailed.
 What if my CPR certification is expired?
 You are required to have a valid CPR certification for
infants, children, and adults. If your CPR card is
expired you will be required to get re-certified.
Question? If you have specific questions and
would like to schedule an appointment, please
email your credential analyst.
Last names beginning A – K Last names beginning L - Z
Nhung “Ann” Nguyen
[email protected]
(619) 594-6320
Sylvia Hernandez
[email protected]
(619) 594-6320

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