Adult Education Credential
Designated Subjects Adult Education (AE) credentialed teachers provide lifelong educational opportunities and services to adult learners. To become an Adult Education teacher, a candidate must first earn the three-year Preliminary Designated Subjects AE Credential.
To learn about the Commission on Teacher Credentialing's (CTC) eligibility requirements for earning a Designated Subjects AE Teaching Credential, download CTC’s leaflet CL-697B.
Applying for the Preliminary Designated Subjects AE Credential
To apply for a Preliminary Designated Subjects AE credential, you will need to submit a complete application to your county office of education's Credential Analyst and enroll in a Designated Subjects AE Credential Program. For more information about NCSOE’s Designated Subjects AE Program, please contact our office at (707) 524-2818 or email@example.com.
All application materials are submitted to NCSOE for recommendation to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).
Earning the Clear Designated Subjects AE Credential
Each teaching credential has a unique set of standards that must be met in order to obtain the California Clear Credential. In order to clear the Preliminary Designated Subjects AE Credential, credential holders participate in NCSOE’s Designated Subjects Credential Program. Program requirements vary depending on past teaching experience and California credentials. Upon completion of NCSOE’s Designated Subjects Program and any additional credential requirements, Adult Education teachers are eligible to apply for their Clear Credential.
- Adult Education Preliminary Application Packet
- Adult Education New Credential Holder Clear Application Packet
- Adult Education Existing Credential Holder Clear Application Packet
Fillable PDF versions of the applications are available upon request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.