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Spanish Proficiency Practice

Practice your Spanish proficiency to improve your bilingual skills.

Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program (BTPDP) Grant

The CA Department of Education has awarded the BTPDP grant in the amount of $625,000 to the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education with partners from Kern, Kings, Monterey, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties.

Commission-Approved Educator Preparation Programs - Bilingual Authorization in Spanish

Select Program Name: Uncheck “All”
Check Bilingual Authorization Spanish to retrieve a list of 31 approved programs. Scroll over program name to link to more info.

Look-up a Teacher's Credential, Certificate and/or Permit

Search for the credentials, certificates, and/or permits held by public school teachers and educators. 

Prop 58 Info

Prop 58 repealed the English-only requirement that was voter passed in 1998 and allows schools to design their own programs to meet the needs of English learners and students who want to learn in another language.

CTC Bilingual Authorizations Info

Bilingual Authorizations allow the holders to provide instruction to English Learners (EL).

Register for CSET Spanish Subtest III, IV, and V

The World Languages subtests taken toward a Single Subject Teaching Credential differ from the subtests taken toward a Bilingual Authorization.

Cal Poly Bilingual Authorization Program

Candidates in the Spanish Authorization for Bilingual Educators (SABE) program earn a bilingual authorization that can be added to any California teaching credential.

Cuesta Spanish Course

Learn more from Cuesta about opportunities to improve Spanish skills through coursework.

California Center on Teaching Careers

Students thinking about your future career, or those working outside of education, the CA Teaching Center can assist with finding your pathway to teaching. Education Agency resources also available.

County Liaisons

San Luis Obispo County Office of Education

Traci Theis, Sr. Coordinator (Program Lead)

Kern County Superintendent of Schools

Lisa Vargas, ELD Coordinator

Kings County Office of Education

Todd Barlow, Superintendent