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Last updated 8/27/12

 

Added Authorization Autism -

Teaching Excellence for Autism

State requirements have changed.

Please see the information provided below for more information on obtaining the added authorization designated by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

California's Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) has added new authorizations to special education credentials. Teachers who work with specific disabilities must have added authorizations to teach these children unless their current credential covers them.


Brandman University, Extended Education offers a program for qualified candidates.
More information can be found on their website: http://www.brandman.edu/exed/divisions/k_12/autism.asp
 

 

Madera-Mariposa SELPA offers a program for qualified candidates; their SELPA offers the following programs:

  • Autism Added Authorization
  • Orthopedic Impairment Added Authorization
  • Early Childhood Authorization
More information can be found on their website: http://www.maderacoe.k12.ca.us/Pages/cpo.aspx.