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SB 2042 Clear Credential Program

In accordance with revised program standards, the Education Department is no longer able to accept applications for the Clear Credential program. Eligible candidates may clear single subject, multiple subject, or education specialist preliminary credentials through the UC San Diego Induction program that begins Fall 2017.

Please refer to Induction website for application materials and additional information about the Induction program. For concerns or questions, please contact the Department of Education and Behavioral Sciences at 858-534-9286 or by email at unexeduc@ucsd.edu.

Admission to the program does not guarantee a certain start date. We do make every effort to offer multiple sections of each course. There will be Orientation classes starting throughout 2018.

The State of California mandates that all teachers must hold a valid California Teaching Credential, which authorizes them to provide classroom instruction. Credentials are offered on a preliminary basis. Each new teacher must complete the requirements based upon the preliminary to clear a teaching credential within a specified five year time period in order to remain a K-12 teacher within the California Public Education System. A university sponsored SB 2042 Fifth Year Clear Credential Program is one method for SB 2042 preliminary credential holders to clear their teaching credentials.

Our Clear Credential program is designed for public, charter and private school teachers who are employed in a school or district that do not have an Induction program. Candidates there were admitted to the program hold a valid preliminary single or multiple subject credential. Candidates must have also provided the CL-855 form Verification of Unavailability of a Commission-Approved Induction Program signed by their employing agency.

Preliminary Single & Multiple Subject Credential

While USCD Extension does not offer a program to earn your Preliminary Single & Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, we do offer courses approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to fulfill the requirements of many Preliminary Single & Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials.

In order to fulfill your Preliminary Single & Multiple Subject Credential requirements, you may take the coursework at UCSD Extension. It is strongly advised that you verify the required coursework with the institution you plan to earn your Preliminary Single & Multiple Subject Credential.

Clear Single & Multiple Subject Credential

UCSD Extension offers courses approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to fulfill the requirements of most Clear Single & Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials.

Candidates that were admitted to the program in Summer 2017 or prior have until Summer 2020 to complete all coursework requirements. Program admission to the Clear Credential program is no longer available after Summer Quarter 2017.

The program provides:

  • The required Clear Credential courses
  • A Planned Course of Study
  • Student advisement and clear credential recommendation upon completion
All candidates must successfully maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better and receive a grade of “C” or higher in each course to be eligible for a formal recommendation to the Commission for a Clear Credential.
 
Admission to the program does not guarantee a certain start date. We do make every effort to offer multiple sections of each course. There will be Orientation classes starting throughout 2018.

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Education Department
Phone
(858) 534-9286
Email
unexeduc@ucsd.edu

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