Jim and Judy Watson COE Student Services
Credential Processing (CE 102)
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2393
Telephone#: (909) 537-7401
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE APPLICATION FOR CREDENTIAL RECOMMENDATION
MULTIPLE SUBJECT SB 2042 (PRELIMINARY)
The submission of the Application for Credential Recommendation (includes all required documentation) initiates a program evaluation and the formal
credential recommendation by a Credential Analyst to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (C.T.C.). Due to Credential Processing working from
a remote location, applications may be submitted via email to email@example.com at the beginning of the last quarter of program coursework and
after all of the program requirements have been successfully completed. Please note that all candidates must be officially and unconditionally
admitted to the University and to the appropriate credential program (includes separate admission to the Bilingual Added Authorization) in order to be
formally recommended for the credential by CSUSB.
The recommended credential issuance date will be the official program completion date (includes coursework, CPR, and/or examination(s), if
applicable) -OR- if three months have passed since the official program completion date, the recommended credential issuance date will be the date
the completed application was officially accepted by Credential Processing.
The results of the program evaluation will be sent to the e-mail address provided on the Application for Credential Recommendation within
approximately 10 – 15 business days from the submission date of the complete application. Applications with coursework-in-progress will not be
formally recommended to C.T.C. until 2 - 4 weeks after CSUSB grades have been posted.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all credential requirements are successfully completed and that all required documentation is at the Jim
and Judy Watson, College of Education Student Services prior to or at the time of submission of the Application for Credential Recommendation.
APPLICATION FOR CREDENTIAL RECOMMENDATION: All applicants must complete sections 1, 2, and 3 (signature required). Incomplete
applications and forms will be returned to the applicant for completion and resubmission.
PROCESSING FEE: All applicants are required to submit confirmation of payment of the *$25 CSUSB non-refundable processing fee. Please see
the Fee Receipt for processing fee payment instructions.
BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENT: All applicants must have submitted verification of successful completion of the Basic Skills Requirement to the Jim
and Judy Watson COE Student Services.
SUBJECT MATTER COMPETENCE: All applicants must have submitted verification of successful completion of Subject Matter Competence to the
Jim and Judy Watson COE Student Services.
**RICA: All applicants that have taken and passed the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) examination, are required to submit
verification of successful completion via a valid official copy of the Electronic Score Report (unique bar code required). Complete RICA Statement
form, if applicable.
**TEACHER PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT: All applicants that have taken and passed the CalTPA, are required to submit verification of
successful passage via the official copy of the electronic CalTPA Cycle Performance Summary Score Report (unique bar code required).
CPR CERTIFICATION: All applicants are required to submit verification of a current and valid (on-line CPR training is not acceptable) CPR
certification card that includes Infant, Child & Adult CPR training. The certification card needs to include the month, day and year of completion.
U.S. CONSTITUTION: All applicants are required to submit official verification of successful completion (C- or better) of a college-level course or
examination covering the United States Constitution completed at a regionally accredited college or university.
COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS: All applicants that have completed any of the program coursework at another institution are required to
submit the updated original official transcript(s) and verification of the approved equivalency via a Request for Course Substitution or program plan
approved and signed by the Program Coordinator.
PROGRAM PLAN: All applicants are required to have a current Program Plan completed and signed by the Program Coordinator. NOTE: Bilingual
Added Authorization candidates are required to have a Program Plan reflecting the Bilingual Added Authorization course of study completed and
signed by the Bilingual Program Coordinator.
CERTIFICATE OF CLEARANCE: All applicants are required to have a valid Certificate of Clearance or California credential/permit recorded with
C.T.C. Applicants who have not held a valid Certificate of Clearance or California credential/permit for more than 18 months must submit a copy of a
recently completed Request for Live Scan Service (Form 41-LS) with the credential application.
PROGRAM VERIFICATION LETTER: Bilingual Added Authorization applicants are required to submit a Program Verification Letter completed and
signed by the Bilingual Program Coordinator verifying the successful completion of program and exit interview in order to be eligible for the Preliminary
*Fee subject to change.
**Executive Order N-66-20 allows a candidate to postpone completion of the RICA and/or CalTPA for the issuance of the Preliminary credential however, the
candidate will be required to complete RICA and/or CalTPA in order to qualify for the Clear credential.