Student Resources

Please visit the following websites to obtain more information regarding teacher credentials in California. 

Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
This site provides information regarding credentialing in California.

Basic Skills Requirement Options
This chart outlines the various options to meet the Basic Skills Requirement

Credentialing Examinations: CSET, CBEST, RICA
This site houses the information for state examinations such as the CSET, CBEST, and other. 

LiveText is a system of data collection and reporting that measures learning goals and objectives. Faculty utilize Livetext to collect and analyze candidate data for continuous improvement.

Blackboard is a tool that allows faculty to add resources for students to access online to enhance teaching and learning efforts.

Financial Aid
There is a large amount of scholarships and financial aid available for prospective and current teachers. Your first resource on campus would be the Financial Aid office where they can assist you with the FAFSA application and much more.

The Teach California website is an online resource that directs you to scholarship and grant programs for teachers in California.

Commission on Teacher Credentialing - Child Development Permits
This page from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing assists students in obtaining permits for CAFS students. 

Child Development Training Consortium
CDTC provides services, training, technical assistance, and resources to students and professionals working with and for children.

Placement File
The Self-Managed Placement File is a tool used by many school districts as part of their application process.

Teacher Education

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Phone: (661) 654-3134
Fax: (661) 654-2199
Office: EDUC 116

Antelope Valley Center

California State University, Bakersfield-AV
43909 30th Street West
Lancaster, CA  93536

Phone: (661) 952-5080
Fax: (661) 952-5122
Office: 301