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Understand the Requirements

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To be a teacher, you must meet all the requirements for a credential. California teaching credentials have similar basic requirements, but there are specific requirements for each type of teaching:

There are also different requirements for people who:

Experience in a career other than teaching, even with an advanced degree, does not generally replace any requirements.