Bilingual Authorization

Contact Information

Academic Program Director: Magaly Lavadenz

Academic Advisor (Los Angeles): Terri Taylor

Academic Advisor (Northern California): Stephanie Serventi


The Bilingual Authorization program offers candidates the opportunity to obtain a Bilingual Authorization in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or Korean to their existing Preliminary or Clear California  Multiple Subjects, Single Subject, or Education Specialist Mild/Moderate credential or concurrently as they obtain their Preliminary Credential. Candidates are recommended for Bilingual Authorization upon completing the required three 3-semester-hour courses listed below. Candidates must also pass the CSET  Subtest III or approved equivalency as outlined by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).