How to Get Started in Teacher TRAC

Applying to the Cerritos College Teacher TRAC Program

Submit a completed Teacher TRAC Application including:

  • A one page, double spaced essay stating why you want to be a teacher
  • An unofficial copy of your High School Transcripts
  • Unofficial College Transcripts from all Schools attended including Cerritos College.
  • A signed Talent Release Form from the College (attached to the application) 

Requirements to Join the Program:

  1. Must have a minimum 2.50 Grade Point Average (G.P.A.)
    {Exception CTE Students need a 2.0 G.P.A.}

  2. Must have completed your Assessment / Placement, Orientation, and Counseling (A.O.C.)

  3. Need to be Eligible for English 72 or ESL 152 or Higher
    {CTE Students are Exempt, but encouraged to take this level of English}

  4. Need to be Eligible for Math 60 of Higher
    {CTE Students are Exempt, but encouraged to take this level of Math}

Added Authorizations:

In addition to a multiple subject or single subject credential in a specific content area, future teachers can add authorizations that allow them to teach in other areas. For example, a teacher with a multiple subject credential can add a supplementary authorization in science and teach middle school science.   For more information, please use the following links:


If you have questions about the Requirements, please contact us at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2212.

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