ALTA Program Requirements

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  • 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

Dear Future Educator,
Thank you for your interest in the Spring 2021 ALTA Cohort.  In the next two months, we’ll begin processing your application.  Over the course of that time, we’ll like for you to complete all of your required testing and other items pertaining to the application.  The expectation is for you to have all requirements met by October 1, 2020.
This cohort will be 100% virtual and you will not be required to report or gather at any of our school sites.  This is to ensure your health and safety as well as our instructors.
We are aware that you may have a multitude of questions going forward.  We want to do our best to answer your questions and clear any uncertainty.  Due to high call volumes and hopes to provide you with the best applicant experience, please be sure to email your questions to
We are excited to aid you on your journey to the classroom!
Best regards,


Spring – Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education Cohorts
Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
Candidate Notification: November 16, 2020

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!