Intern Credential Option

Touro is approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to offer intern options for its elementary(multiple-subject), secondary(single-subject) and special education(educational specialist) teacher programs. Touro also offers the intern administrative services credential.

Intern credentials allow a teacher candidate to be the teacher of record in the classroom while they are enrolled in and completing their a teacher credentialing program. 

In order to be eligible for an intern credential the candidate must complete three teaching courses at Touro, pass the CBEST and any required CSET tests, secure a contract with an accredited school district, obtain chair/advisor approval, and be in good standing at Touro. 

Specific information and additional details about Touro's intern programs can be found at each programs page and is the GSOE catalog: 

Intern Requirements and Timeline Details: LINK HERE

Intern In Multiple Subject and Single Subject Programs. »Learn More.

Intern In Special Education/Educational Specialist. »Learn More.

Early Completion Intern Option (ECO):


The Early Completion Intern Option (ECO) is intended to provide individuals who have requisite skills and knowledge an opportunity to challenge the course work portion of a Multiple or Single Subject Intern Program and demonstrate pedagogical skills through a performance assessment while in a Commission-approved intern program. All Commission-approved intern programs (both university and district) must offer early completion options to qualified candidates. CCTC Leaflet:

Please contact the Single-Subject and Multiple-Subject program chair about this option. 



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