Credentials and Compliance Services

The Human Resources department is responsible for assisting teachers and all certificated staff to complete the necessary requirements pertaining to credentialing and NCLB.  This department ensures that every certificated employee maintains the appropriate authorization (permit, certificate, credential, waiver, etc.) needed for his/her current assignment.

Requirements for All New Hires

EL Authorization

Effective March 1, 2011, the Lucia Mar Unified School District Board of Education adopted a resolution requiring all certificated teachers to possess and EL Authorization for employment.

For information on how to obtain your EL Authorization through CTEL Exams click here.

Requirements for Special Education New Hires

Autism Added Authorization

Effective the 2013-2014 school year, the Lucia Mar Unified School District requires all certificated special education teachers to possess the Autism Added Authorization as a condition of employment.

For information on how to obtain your Autism Added authorization through a CTC approved program click here.

Requirements for Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teachers (Day-to-Day)

Must have a valid teaching credential or 30-day substitute permit prior to beginning in any substitute assignment.  Substitutes who work prior to approval by the Human Resources department and prior to issuance of a CTC document are not authorized to receive payment for unauthorized services provided.

Substitute Teachers (Long Term Substitutes & Tutors)

Must have a valid teaching credential in the subject area of the substitute assignment and a valid EL authorization prior to beginning in any long term substitute position.  Long term substitutes and tutors are eligible to work up to 130 days during a school year in the same assignment.  Substitutes who work prior to approval by the Human Resources department and prior to issuance of a CTC document are not authorized to receive payment for unauthorized services provided.

Online Renewal Available – www.ctc.ca.gov

Useful Files

Adopted EL Resolution A-0910-07

Credential Renewals Step-by-Step

CTC Certificate of Clearance Instructions

Credentialing Information – Family Code 17520

Credentialing Information – Expired Credentials

Credential Update – Transitional Kindergarten Requirements for 2020

TK Program – District Equivalency Requirements 2014-2015

Please Contact Human Resources for More Information

Courtney Booth, Human Resources Coordinator

Email:  Courtney Booth

Phone:  (805) 474-3000 ext. 1194

Fax:  (805) 473-4308