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Designated Subjects Clear Application Materials

​Special Subjects Preliminary 5-year credentials 

Step 1: Complete and Collect:

  • Clear Application.CTE.SS.AE.doc - Required of all applicants (Information can be typed directly onto this application and then printed or you may print and fill it out by hand) 
  • CCTC Credential Application - Required of all applicants 
  • Temporary County Certificate Application – Only for teachers at public school districts, contact your employer to obtain the correct form for your county of employment
  • Official Transcripts - showing successful completion of the following courses:
    • Health Education
  • Copy of CPR Card or Certificate (showing Infant, Child, and Adult CPR skills)
  • Verification of Teaching Experience 
    Your employer may provide a letter to verify the number of terms successfully taught or they may complete this form that will verify teaching time. 
  • $100.00 cashier's check or money order payable to the CTC

Step 2: Turn in all documentation to your employer's Human Resources Credential Department. They will send your packet to SDCOE for processing.  

If at any time you have questions about this application process, please contact the credential technician at your employing school district.  Apply early, usual processing time is about 4 weeks after our office receives your application. We cannot expedite applications.