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New Credential Programs, Major Revisions to Existing Credential Programs, and all Matters of Policy Relating to Credential Programs

  • If the Commission on Teacher Credentialing or the CSU Chancellor's Office mandates requirement changes or a change in a credential title, the following steps do not need to be addressed. Submit a copy of the CTC letter showing the changes needed to the Curriculum Office.

  • For a proposal requesting a New Credential Program, develop a proposal using the Commission on Teacher Credentialing educator preparation program Standards of Quality and Effectiveness found at www.ctc.ca.gov. Submit it to the levels of review listed below in the appropriate category, along with supporting documentation, for review and comment/approval. Use the CSU Degree Program Proposal Template. Additional information as well as an electronic copy of the template can be found at http://www.calstate.edu/APP/.

  • For a proposal requesting Major Revisions to an Existing Credential Program, fill out the curriculum form titled "Program Change" and submit it, along with supporting documentation, to the levels of review listed below.

  • For a proposal requesting a change of credential policy that will appear in the Catalog, follow the Major Revisions to an Existing Credential Program procedures using the curriculum form titled "Program Change." Submit the proposal, along with supporting documentation, to the levels of review listed below.

Pre-Professional: Subject Matter Preparation for Single Subject Teaching

  • Subject Matter Program Committee
  • University Single-Subject Teacher Education Committee
  • Relevant Department Curriculum Committee
  • Relevant College Curriculum Committee
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only
  • Academic Senate
  • President
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Pre-Professional: Subject Matter Preparation for Multiple Subject Teaching

  • Liberal Studies Curriculum Committee
  • College of Education Curriculum Committee
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only
  • Academic Senate
  • President
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Professional Program: Single Subject Credential, Multiple Subject Credential, or Designated Subjects Credential

  • University Single Subject Teacher Education Curriculum Committee (Single Subject) or Teacher Education Department Curriculum Committee (Multiple Subject) or Professional Studies Department Curriculum Committee (Designated Subjects)
  • College of Education Curriculum Committee (Single and Multiple Subject)
  • College of Health and Human Services Curriculum Committee (Designated Subjects)
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only (not Designated Subjects)
  • Academic Senate
  • President
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Professional Program: Specialist Credential

  • Department Curriculum Committee
  • Respective College Curriculum Committee in the College of Education or College of Health and Human Services
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only (not advanced credential programs)
  • Academic Senate
  • President
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Professional Program: Service Credential

  • Department Curriculum Committee
  • Respective College Curriculum Committee in the College of Education or College of Health and Human Services
  • Academic Senate
  • President
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Minor Credential Revisions and Supplementary Authorizations

For requesting minor revisions or changes of supplementary authorizations to an existing credential, fill out the curriculum form titled "Program Change" and submit it to the following levels of review.

Pre-Professional: Subject Matter Preparation for Single Subject Teaching

  • Subject Matter Program Committee
  • The University Single-Subject Teacher Education Committee
  • Relevant Department Curriculum
  • Relevant College Curriculum Committee
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Curriculum Office
  • Curriculum 15-Day Challenge Period
  • Formal Certification

Pre-Professional: Subject Matter Preparation for Multiple Subject Teaching

  • Liberal Studies Department Curriculum Committee
  • College of Education Curriculum Committee
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Curriculum Office
  • Curriculum 15-Day Challenge Period
  • Formal Certification

Professional Program: Single Subject Credential, Multiple Subject Credential, or Designated Subjects Credential

  • University Single-Subject Teacher Education Curriculum Committee (Single Subject) or Teacher Education Department Curriculum Committee (Multiple Subject) or Professional Studies Department Curriculum Committee (Designated Subjects)
  • College of Education Curriculum Committee (Single or Multiple Subject)
  • College of Health and Human Services Curriculum Committee (Designated Subjects)
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only (not Designated Subjects)
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Curriculum Office
  • Curriculum 15-Day Challenge Period
  • Formal Certification

Professional Program: Specialist Credential

  • Department Curriculum Committee
  • Respective College Curriculum Committee in the College of Education or College of Health and Human Services
  • University Teacher Preparation Committee - consultation only (not advanced credential programs)
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Curriculum Office
  • Curriculum 15-Day Challenge Period
  • Formal Certification

Professional Program: Service Credential

  • Department Curriculum Committee
  • Respective College Curriculum Committee in the College of Education or College of Health and Human Services
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Curriculum Office
  • Curriculum 15-Day Challenge Period
  • Formal Certification

 

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