General requirements for each of the major document types are described below and in the renewal chart following.
- Preliminary Credentials, in most cases, must be cleared through a college/university, BTSA/Induction Program, or District (for Preliminary credentials based on Out-of-State programs). If you are not sure how to clear your Preliminary Credential, please call 562-698-8121, ext: 1036 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Professional clear credentials are the documents currently issued to individuals who have met all education and program requirements for the credential being issued. Five year renewal
- Renew on-line only www.cta.ca.gov. (Please utilize Google Chrome or Firefox when accessing CTC.)