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

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
The purpose of the Commission is to inspire, educate and protect the students of California. The Commission envisions all of California's diverse learners, preschool through grade 12, will be inspired and prepared to achieve their highest potential by a well-prepared and exceptionally qualified educator workforce. 

CSUB Credential Office
Information and resources on credentialing requirements in California.

Basic Skills Requirement
Information on options to meet the basic skills requirement.

Subject Matter Competency
Information on options to meeting subject matter competency.

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.

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.

CSUB Appeal Process for the Disposition Assessment

Advanced Educational Studies

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

Phone: (661) 654-3055
Fax: (661) 654-2479
Office: Education 238