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Chapter 4. Procedure For Application For, Adding Authorization To, And Renewal Of Credentials. Article 2. Direct Application To The Commission. Date of Issuance of Credentials.   

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(a) The issuance date of a credential may be determined by an office of the county superintendent of schools, a school district, a local education agency, a non-public school, non-sectarian school or agency certified by the California Department of Education, a California institution of higher education with a program accredited by the Committee of Accreditation or the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing provided the following conditions are satisfied:

(1) all the requirements for the credential were met prior to the issuance date of the credential, and

(2) the application is submitted to the Commission not more than three months after the issuance date of the credential.

(b) The issuance date for a credential recommended by a California institution of higher education with a program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation shall be the date of completion of all requirements for the credential or later as established by the institution provided the application is submitted to the Commission not more than three months after the issuance date of the credential.

(c) The issuance date of the renewal of a credential will be the same as the expiration date of the credential to be renewed, provided all of the following conditions are satisfied:

(1) the renewal application is submitted to one of the agencies listed in (a) above within one year prior to the expiration date;

(2) the renewal application is submitted to the Commission not more than three months after the issuance date of the credential; and

(3) all the requirements for the credential were met prior to the issuance date of the credential.

(d) If the conditions described in (a), (b), or (c) above are not satisfied, the issuance date will be the date the application is received by the Commission or the date the applicant meets all of the requirements for the credential, whichever date comes later.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44350

(Amended by Register 2008, No. 18.)