If you already have an existing Preliminary or Clear California teaching credential, it is possible to add another authorization by completing additional requirements. Please note at this time it is not possible to add a General Education subject area to an Education Specialist Instruction credential OR to add an Education Specialist Instruction specialty area to a General Education credential UNLESS another California credential program is completed in the desired authorization.
Can I teach under a new subject/specialty area while working on my requirements?
While you are working on completing the requirements for the additional authorization, it is possible to teach in the new subject or specialty area under the following emergency permits:
CTC leaflet on General Education Limited Assignment Permit (GELAP)
CTC leaflet on Special Education Limited Assignment Permit (SELAP)
This page was last updated on July 6, 2022