Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education Teaching Credential
Earn one of the three basic teaching credentials issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to teach in either elementary school, middle/high school, or special education. All three credentials have very similar but still distinct requirements. Click here for information on how to earn your California credential for elementary, secondary, or special education teaching.
Early Childhood Education, Preschool, and After-School Programs
For those interested in working with children up to 5 years of age, Irvine Valley College offers Early Childhood Education certificates and the CCTC issues Child Development permits. For more information on how to earn these certificates or permits, schedule an appointment with the Teacher Preparation counselor by calling 949-451-5339 or dropping by the Transfer Center, SSC 230.