How to obtain California License for J1 Visa Teachers
Initial Application; and
Provide Official transcripts reflecting a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree earned from a regionally accredited college/university; ( evaluated credentials ex: WES, SILNY , SPANTRAN or other recognized credential evaluators)
Copy of current valid teaching License from out-of-state state education agency, Department of Defense School, or foreign country; ( PRC License copy front and back, and Certificate of good standing)
Verification of experience (Must be on Out-of-State School District Letterhead). Please break down experience by M/D/Y and please indicate the number of days taught for each year. 160 days commonly equals 1 full school year. Please use form below; and
Copy of Passage of Teacher Exams or a Notarized statement stating exams were not required.
1-3 years of teaching experience, you will receive a level 1 license (base salary $34,000). 3-5 years of teaching experience, you will receive a level 2 license (base salary $42,000). 6 or more years of experience and a master’s degree, you will receive a level 3A license (base salary $52,000).