Welcome to the Credential Preparation Center

The Credential Preparation Center at California State University, Fullerton acts as the liaison between the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the credential applicant. We are committed to assure the quality of professional educators in the California elementary and secondary schools and to provide quality advisement and certification services to all professional educators it serves.  The materials provided here serve as resources as you prepare to apply for your teaching credential.  Please call or visit us if you have questions.



Sara Kirkpatrick, Credential Analyst 
Kristin Nichelini, Credential Analyst

Credential Preparation Center
2600 East Nutwood Avenue, Suite 540
Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: (657) 278-3205
Fax: (657) 278-2868
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Office Hours:  
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m

Mailing Address:
CSUF Credential Preparation Center
California State University, Fullerton
P.O. Box 6868
Fullerton, CA 92831