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Program Requirements & Outline

Eligibility to apply to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization requires verification of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization coursework
  • Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)
  • Verification of Experience
    • Students must have three years of teaching experience before applying to CTC for the Added Authorization, but years of experience are not required to begin taking the courses.
  • Valid California Teaching Credential

Students enrolled in the M.A. in Education - Curriculum and Instruction degree program can use the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization courses to fulfill elective requirements.

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