The Child Development Training Consortium Permit Stipend Program pays the permit application fee to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for persons seeking the Child Development Permit levels listed below (including permits with a School-Age Emphasis).
The Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) is now accepting Child Development Permit Applications for review and to submit with payment, on your behalf, to the CTC. Only current 2018/19 Program Year application forms are accepted.
Select application forms from the column to the right. Please do not use any outdated forms. Forms requiring a signature must be original, photocopies are not accepted. For processing purposes, only print forms on one side of the paper, do not print double sided.
CDTC will only allow applicants to resubmit an incomplete or incorrect application one time each program year. If additional corrections are required on the resubmitted application, CDTC will return the application to the applicant with instructions on how to apply directly to CTC. When applying to the CTC, ALL fees are the responsibility of the permit applicant.
Participation in the CDTC Child Development Permit Stipend Program is not required to obtain a child development permit. Individuals may choose from the following two options:
The Child Development Permit Funds Project is available to applicants statewide. The CDTC pays the permit application fee (if eligible) and Live Scan fingerprint processing reimbursement (if applicable) for the Child Development Permit levels listed below, including permits with a School-Age Emphasis.
NOTE: For all other Child Development Permits, go to https://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/submit-paper to obtain forms and instructions.
CDTC will only pay one permit application fee per stipend applicant each program year; for a first time, renewal, or upgrade permit according to the Permit Stipend policies.
Permit extension or downgrade applications are not eligible for the CDTC Permit Stipend. Additionally, CDTC does not reimburse for payments sent directly to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, with the exception of the online Teacher Permit renewal.
Funding is limited based on availability. At such time it is determined that the total permit stipend budget will be expended; permits will be processed according to the following priorities on a first-come, first-serve basis:
The Permit Funds Project is funded by California Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division.
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) offers the following six levels of the Child Development Permit:
A School-Age Emphasis authorization can be added to any level of the Child Development Permit.
The Commission on Teacher Credentialing will only provide credentials, certificates, and permits through an online view and print process. The CTC will no longer print and mail these documents; they will be available online to colleges, universities, employers and the document holder within 48 hours of issuance. At that time, a document may be printed from the CTC website.