• Credentials Services


About Our Program

  • The Santa Barbara County Education Office offers a variety of credentialing programs and services. Credential counseling and assistance with applications to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing are part of our Credentials Services.

  • Credentialing Grants

    SBCEO Credentials Services administers the following grant to help support new special educators in Santa Barbara County.

    • Classified School Employees Teacher Credentialing Grant (SBC4) is available to current, non-substitute classified staff members employed at SBCEO or at a public school district or charter school in Santa Barbara County who are currently pursuing Education Specialist, Multiple Subject, or Single Subject Teaching Credentials with the intention of teaching at a public educational agency in Santa Barbara County once the credential is complete.

             Find information and application here



    Additional Resources

    Application for Temporary County Certificate allows an educator's employing district to request temporary certification while a qualifying credential/permit application is being processed by CTC and operates similar to a temporary driver license
    Find application here.


  • Tom Heiduk
    Manager, Credentials Services
    (805) 964-4710, ext. 5266

    Wendy Garcia
    Certificated Human Resources Technician
    (805) 964-4710, ext. 2402