A teacher who holds (or is eligible for) a clear or preliminary Education Specialist Credential can earn the ECSE Added Authorization with additional coursework. This authorization enables them to work with children from birth through kindergarten that qualify for special education services.

Eligibility Requirements

Application Deadline: ECSE Added Authorization Applications are accepted twice a year with the following deadlines: July 15 & Dec. 15

Required Coursework (13 Units) *New Fall 2022

*Equivalencies for prior coursework may be granted pending review of transcripts.


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