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Credentials

Please be reminded that your credential is a condition of employment and it is your responsibility to be sure that it covers the area of your service. Renewing your credential in a timely fashion is also your responsibility.

As of January 1, 2007, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing is no longer accepting paper applications for the renewal of credentials. All renewals must be done online at the link provided below.

IMPORTANT: If you have not logged into the CTC Online system since February 2017, you probably do not have a registered User ID. If you are unable to login, please visit Login Help for assistance.

You will need a credit card or other acceptable means of paying online at the time of renewal.

Professional Growth Hours is no longer a requirement for renewing a credential in California.

All Teachers in the OUHSD are required to have a CLAD authorization to serve English Language Learners. Emily Perez, Human Resources Analyst for Credentials is available to assist you with any questions you may have about these processes.