• Admission Process: First-Time Credential Holders


    Admissions Timeline

    1. Pay ACOE’s Program Fee.
    2. Submit your application packet.
           -Application Forms
           -Work Verification Letter(s)
           -Proof of High School Graduation
    1. Wait to hear if you qualify, then:
           -Get fingerprinted.
           -Apply and pay for a Certificate of Clearance (COC) with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
    1. Wait until the COC is granted, then pay ACOE the tuition deposit.
    2. ACOE will recommend the candidate for the Preliminary CTE Teaching Credential.
    3. Follow the directions for completing the recommendation at the Commission on Teacher Credentialing’s website. Pay their fee.
    4. ACOE will admit you into the Clear CTE Teaching Credentialing Program once your credential is granted.