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Extension Application Materials

An extension may be requested only when a candidate has not completed all of the preliminary credential requirements by the expiration date, and also has a valid reason for not doing so. Extensions are granted by the CTC on a case-by-case basis, and if granted, the credential will be extended for one year. For more information visit the CTC website

Step 1: Review and print the information below

Step 2: Complete and Collect:


  • Credential Program Extension Request Application — 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. 

  • CTC 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.

  • Personal Statement (letter) to the CTC requesting an extension, including the reason why you failed to complete the credential requirements.

  • $100.00 cashier's check or money order made payable to the CTC.

Step 3: Turn in all documentation to your employer's Human Resources Credential Technician. They will send the packet to our Credentials Office for processing.

*** Apply early, as normal processing time is approximately  4 weeks after our office receives your application.