Admissions Requirement & Application
Candidates must hold or be recommended for a prerequisite credential. The prerequisite credential must include or be eligible for an English Learner authorization.
Acceptable prerequisite credentials include a valid California teaching credential, services credential with the added special class authorization, visiting faculty permit, child development permit (excluding assistant and associate permits), or children’s center permit, which credential or permit authorizes the holder to provide instruction to pupils in preschool, kindergarten, any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, or classes primarily organized for adults, except for the following: emergency credentials or permits, exchange credentials.
Additionally, applicants must demonstrate proficiency in Spanish. Language proficiency may be demonstrated with passing scores on the CSET Spanish Subtest III.