CHILD ACTOR FAQ BASICS

THE BASICS FOR PROFESSIONAL CHILD ACTORS

Child Actor FAQ Basics: The most important internet links for information regarding the health, safety, welfare and success of your Child Actors.

1) California Child Labor Laws Pamphlet

2) Blue Book: Employment of Minors in the Entertainment Industry

3) Entertainment Work Permit

6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Room 100 (Map)
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 901-5484 Walk In Service Available At This Location
8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Monday through Friday

4) Coogan Account – California

Not all banks offer Coogan Trust Accounts. Even with those banks that do offer them, not all bank employees are familiar with Coogan Accounts. Using the term “blocked trust account for your minor child” may help avoid confusion. Each Financial institution has different requirements for opening accounts. This list is not an endorsement of any institution:

5) California High School Proficiency Exam – http://www.chspe.net

The California Department of Education (CDE) is responsible for the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE). The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) administers the CHSPE under a contract with the CDE and has produced the content of the Information Bulletin and this Web site.

If you have questions regarding CHSPE registration, administration procedures, admission tickets, transcripts, or duplicate Certificates of Proficiency, contact the CHSPE Office at the Sacramento County Office of Education.

Telephone: 866-342-4773 (toll free)
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, excluding holidays
7:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on test dates
7:00 a.m.-12 noon on Sunday test dates
E-mail: chspe@scoe.net

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