ALTA Program Requirements

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Prerequisites

  • Positive Attitude
  • Conferred Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Passing Praxis® Core or CBEST® Scores
  • Passing Praxis® Subject Assessment Scores (secondary only)
  • Attend mandatory ALTA Information Session

Application Requirements

  • Current Resume
  • Transcripts
  • (7) Years Work History (no unexplained gaps)
  • (1) Letter of Recommendation
  • Praxis® or CBEST® Score Report

Application Deadlines

Fall 2021 – Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education Cohorts

Application Deadline: August 15, 2021
Candidate Notification: October 1, 2021

Testing Information

All candidates must take and pass all sections of the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators assessment or the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST®) prior to acceptance into a cohort.

Candidates interested in a secondary program must take and pass an additional Praxis® Subject Assessment in their desired area of licensure prior to acceptance into a cohort.

For more information on testing, please visit the FAQS & Resources page!