Education Specialist

Intern Applicants:

  1. Contract or letter from participating school district verifying start date of internship assignment.
  2. Intern Program Admissions Packet.
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Preliminary Applicants:

  1. Upon completion of the credential program and prior to applying, view detailed Education Specialist PresentationOpens in new window on pertinent credentialing information
  2. RICA: Please submit a copy of your official RICA results (Mild/Moderate & Moderate/Severe ONLY).
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PLEASE NOTE: All preliminary teaching credential programs will accept evidence of CPR certification from both face-to-face and online sources that meet the criteria of the American Heart Association (AHA) or the American Red Cross (ARC). A valid CPR card must be on file at the time of recommendation for a preliminary teaching credential. 

Clear Applicants:

  1. Level I holders ONLY: Infant, Child & Adult CPR. Copy front & back of current CPR certification. Make sure card is signed prior to submitting. Applicants who completed acceptable CPR training while not enrolled in a teacher education program, but were employed as a teacher at the time may submit an expired CPR card. However, the applicant must submit a letter from the administrator on official letterhead stating dates of employment and during that time a valid CPR card was held. 
  2. Education Specialist ApplicationPDF File Opens in new window and CSUF Online Processing FeeOpens in new window

PLEASE NOTE: If you were initially trained outside of California, be advised that CSUF Teacher Induction Programs meet ONLY the following renewal requirement: "The holder must satisfy the professional level requirement by completing a Commission-approved Induction Program." To identify additional requirements needed to meet your credential renewal requirements, go to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing  and log in to view your credential document. This document will list ALL requirements that must be met to renew and clear your credential. For assistance in determining how to meet any additional renewal requirements, contact the  CSUF Credential Preparation Center .