Application Fee


Fall Application deadline is August 10, 2024


This is the ideal time for aspiring elementary school teachers to apply. The Golden State Teacher Grant covers the full tuition for eligible candidates plus there are additional grant opportunities for Santa Clara County Classified Employees. There is an anticipated surge in demand for educators in California, with faster-than-average job growth rates.

EPP offers a flexible online program tailored for working professionals with courses offered at night and on the weekends. Apply now for promising career prospects.

Announcement: As of June 29, 2024, Governor Newson signed Senate Bill 153, which includes a provision that allows a candidate’s bachelor's degree to meet the Basic Skills Requirements (BSR) for most credentials. This means that the CBEST is no longer required for our program.

Questions? Contact: Leng Vang,

Application Requirements

Submit all application documents through the application portal unless instructed otherwise; do not drop them off at our office or email them.

To avoid delays in application acceptance, please click on the active links to review and confirm that all requirements are met before submitting your application.

Mandatory requirement for acceptance into program

  • B/A or B/S-Official Transcript
  • Letter of Intent. Please use this template here
  • Letter of recommendation-Supervisor
  • US Constitution Course or Exam- Requirement will be evaluated through student transcripts. If this requirement needs to be met, applicants will be notified.
  • Subject Matter Requirement- Can be met by    
    • Passing all three subtests of the Multiple Subjects CSET
    • Passing one subtest of the Multiple Subjects CSET
    • Submitting proof of registration for the Multiple Subjects CSET
    • Completion of a baccalaureate degree or higher in one of following academic degree majors 1) Liberal Studies 2) Liberal Arts 3) Elementary Education.
    • Complete details can be found here.

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