Program Prerequisites and Requirements
The Bilingual Authorization program at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, will only consider candidates who:
- Hold a valid California multiple subject, single subject or education specialist teaching credential that authorizes instruction to English learners (2042 authorization) or a valid multiple subject, single subject, or education specialist teaching credential plus CLAD certificate or its equivalent*, OR are currently enrolled/or plan to enroll (within 2-3 quarters) in a Cal Poly teacher preparation program.
- CSET - Spanish subtest III - all applicants for the Bilingual Authorization must demonstrate their language proficiency by passing the CSET-Spanish Subtest III.
*If not currently enrolled at Cal Poly, please contact the Credential Office at (805) 756-2126, or firstname.lastname@example.org, for information on how to enroll in these courses once admitted to the program.