Child Development

Child Development Permits

Where to get your Child Development Permit
Permits Issued by:California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
916-445-7254 or 916-445-7256
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Permit Qualifications:Child Development Permit Matrix
(Child Development Training Consortium(opens in new window))
Permits Required:For all staff at state-funded preschool and child care programs; Title 5 Programs such as the Associated Students Children's Center / Child Development Laboratory.
Permits Recommended:For staff at other public and all private programs which are licensed through Community Care Licensing (Title 22, Department of Social Sciences). For federally funded programs such as Head Start.
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Fees required for application process and fingerprinting (or Livescan)
Apply For:Site Supervisor Permit
When to Apply:After graduation (or before if permit is needed for a position)
For Further Information:Valley Oak Children's Services
530-895-3509 or
Butte County Office of Education
530-895-3572 or 1-800-345-8627