There will be a $60 fee upon acceptance into the program
From the 'Apply Now' button, login to your student account, complete the online application, and pay the application fee if applicable.
It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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A completed application must be on file before enrolling in the courses. To request a program application, please contact the Education Department directly by phone at (858)534-9286 or email email@example.com Although most students finish the program within one-to-two years, in order to be eligible for a certificate from UC San Diego Extension and a CCTC Reading and Literacy Added Authorization, all required coursework must be completed within five years of being admitted to the current program.
This program is aligned with the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization requirements and standards established by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). All required courses are CCTC approved; therefore once admitted candidates complete the program, they will be eligible to earn an official Reading and Literacy Added Authorization from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. All candidates must successfully maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better and receive a grade of “C” or higher to be eligible for the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization.
If you do not meet the requirements for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) Added Authorization you may still earn a Reading Instruction Professional Certificate from UCSD Extension.
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Formal Recommendations to CCTC
Upon completion of the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization, a UCSD Extension credentials analyst will submit a formal recommendation to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). Details on the process are covered in the Portfolio class.
Only participants who have finalized their admission to the program and completed the entire Reading and Literacy Added Authorization program are eligible for formal recommendation.
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