»Current Credential Students

Welcome to the Credential Information page for currently enrolled students.  This page will provide you with the information you will need to obtain your credential. Please note that for academic advisement you should contact your program director or coordinator.

For questions regarding credential paperwork requirements or filing for your credential please contact Maria Lynch at 714-628-2735 or mmlynch@chapman.edu

For questions regarding Teacher Performance Assessments (TPAs) please contact James Taylor at 714-289-3107 or jptaylor@chapman.edu

+-Students Registering or Students Enrolled in EDUC 550 or EDUC 556 – CalTPA’s:

EDUC 550 and EDUC 556 courses are designed for students to complete the California Teaching Performance Assessments (CalTPAs).  All multiple and single subject credential students are required to complete and pass the CalTPAs. These assessments are designed to give you the opportunity to develop, refine, and demonstrate your teaching knowledge, skills, and abilities during your teacher preparation program.  

All course work for both EDUC 550 and EDUC 556 requirements are completed online using Blackboard. Please contact James Taylor in order to be added to the EDUC 550 or EDUC 556 Blackboard site once you have registered for either of these courses.  

James Taylor - TPAs
Office: 714-289-3107
Fax: 714-628-2714
jptaylor@chapman.edu 
Smith Hall – Room 10
Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

+-Students About to be Credentialed:

In order to be recommended for your Preliminary Credential you must complete the Exit survey.  Professional Clear Candidates in PPSP and PPSC must also complete an exit survey
Chapman Credential program Exit Survey Evaluation.

Once you have completed the Exit Survey please contact Maria Lynch at the Credential and Student Services Office to receive your Online Credential Recommendation Form.

Chapman Credential Services Office:

Chapman University 
Credential Services Office
One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866

Maria Lynch - Credentials
Office: 714-628-2735
Fax: 714-628-2714
mmlynch@chapman.edu 

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Teacher Education Scholarship

Newly admitted students to the M.A. in Teacher or any credential program during the 2014- 15 academic year are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to cover the cost courses during the first semester. Please see the Teacher Education Program Scholarship page for more information.