Applying for your credential

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Applying for your
credential
College of Education
Office of Student Services
September 21, 2012
Agenda
 How to reach us
 Reason for our meeting
 Evaluation process
 Adding a subject to your existing credential
 APLE update
 Clearing your credential
Contact Us
College of Education
Office of Student Services
EBA-259
(619) 594-6320
http://coe.sdsu.edu/ceac/
Your Credential Analyst
Last names beginning A – K Last names beginning L - Z
Nhung “Ann” Nguyen
[email protected]
(619) 594-6320
Rocio Espinoza
[email protected]
(619) 594-6320
Our Process
 Download the application at
http://coe.sdsu.edu/ceac/cred_process.php
 Complete and submit the Application for Credential
Evaluation by our priority deadline
 SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
 Your credential analyst will review your records, verify that
all requirements have been met and will send you a status
email
 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 mid February.
The Application Form
Includes:
Page 1 - Instructions
Page 2 - Checklist
Page 3 - Application Cover Page (where you tell us
who you are and what type of credential you
are applying for
Page 4 - Instructions on paying your SDSU
Evaluation Processing Fee
Page 5 - Receipt (returned to you for proof that
you submitted your application)
Required documents to be
submitted with your
application
 Credential Request Form (page 3 of your application packet)
 Verification of payment of your credential evaluation fee
 Copy of your WebPortal Transcripts
 All transcripts from institutions other than SDSU (if you have not
previously submitted these to your department)
 RICA (for Multiple Subject applicants only)
 CPR (Infant, Child & Adult – must be valid through the
recommendation date)
 CSU Exit Survey (found at www.csuexitsurvey.org) - submit copy of
confirmation page
The common questions
 What if I’m scheduled for an exam (CSET or RICA)
after your priority application date?
 What if my professor has asked that we not
complete the CSU Exit Survey until we complete
our student teaching?
 What if my CPR expires during this semester?
 Can I fax my application to your office?
 Can I add an additional subject to my
credential?
 Do I need to apply for graduation?
Added Subjects
 There are two types of subject authorizations that can be
added to your existing credential:
 Subject Matter Authorization
 Supplementary Authorization
 Both require additional coursework in the specific subject area
 Each differs in the grade levels that can be taught
 Only 1 is NCLB compliant
Supplementary & Subject
Matter Authorizations
SUPPLEMENTARY
SUBJECT MATTER
20 SEMESTER UNITS – of nonremedial course work - Grade C or
better
OR
32 SEMESTER UNITS – of non
remedial course work – Grade C or
better
OR
A degree in a major directly related A degree in a major directly related
to the subject
to the subject
Supplementary & Subject
Matter Authorizations
SUPPLEMENTARY
SUBJECT MATTER
TYPE 1: INTRODUCTORY – May be
added to both Multiple (MS) & Single
Subject (SS) Credential
TYPE 1: INTRODUCTORY – May be
added to both Multiple Subject (MS)
and Single Subject (SS) Credentials.
MS Credential – authorized to teach
departmentalized classes related to the
supplementary in grades 9 and below
SS Credential – authorized to teach
subject matter content typically
included in curriculum guidelines and
textbooks for grades 9 and below
Authorized to teach the subject matter
content typically included in curriculum
guidelines and textbooks approved for
study in grades 9 and below
TYPE 2: SPECIFIC – May be added to SS
credential only – Authorized to teach
the specific subject in grades
preschool, kindergarten – 12 and
classes organized primarily for adults
TYPE 2: SPECIFIC – May be added to
both MS and SS credentials. Authorized
to teach the specific subject in grades
preschool, kindergarten – 12, and
classes organized primarily for adults
Supplementary & Subject
Matter Authorizations
SUPPLEMENTARY
NCLB compliant? NO
SUBJECT MATTER
NCLB compliant? YES
Worksheets to aid you in determining whether your are eligible for
these are available as you leave this meeting. Please include the
worksheet with your application when you submit it to our office.
 Your final credential document will be issued
online and posted directly at the CTC website:
 www.ctc.ca.gov
APLE (Assumption Program
of Loans for Education)
 APLE applications for 2012/13 are not being accepted
 If you applied for the program prior to June 30, 2012 your
application is being processed by the CA Student Aid
Commission (CSAC)
 Please keep your contact information current with the CSAC
by creating a MyAPLE account at:
https://myaple.csac.ca.gov/Admin/Logon.aspx
Clearing your credential
 Mandatory that within first 5 years of teaching you obtain a “Clear
Credential”
 Additional coursework is required – Two routes: Clear and Induction
 SDSU is currently running a Clear program. The Induction program is
pending ([email protected])
 Must be employed to complete a “Clear” program
 Must complete program with your district if they offer a program
 Can enroll at SDSU if your employer does not offer a BTSA or Induction
Program.
 Brochures available as you leave today’s meeting
Congratulations!
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