Credentials unit is responsible for assisting teachers and support services personnel in the completion of contracting and processing requirements after they have been selected to fill various positions. This unit also ensures that every certificated employee has applied for and maintains the appropriate authorization (permit, certificate, credential, waiver, etc.) needed for his/her current assignment. In addition, this site has information regarding renewing credential, changing credential status and fingerprinting requirements.
On June 24th, the Governor signed the 2015-16 Budget Act, which included language increasing the Commission on Teacher Credentialing's application fee from $70 to $100. This fee increase will become effective on July 1, 2015 and applies to both new and renewed/reissued applications
Additionally, District certificated employees are required to do the following in order for Credentials unit to register their renewed clear credential with Los Angeles County Office of Education
Certificated employees are advised to renew their Clear, Professional and/or Professional Clear credentials at least one month prior to the expiration date. Failure to do so will have an adverse effect on the individual's retirement benefits and payroll.
To register a credential with the Los Angeles County Office of Education, follow these steps:
Once you have done this, write your employee number on the copy and mail, email or fax it to (213) 241-8988.