Teacher Support Services


The Credential staff for the Ventura County Office of Education provide services for obtaining various types of credentials in California, renewing a California credential, or adding authorizations to existing credentials.

Appointments for office consultations are highly recommended and are available Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Telephone inquires are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Credential Programs Offered

Ventura County Induction Consortium(to obtain a clear Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Special Education credential)

Administrator Induction Program(to obtain a clear Administrative Services credential)  

Orthopedic Impairment (OI) Added Authorization Program (to add an OI authorization to a current special education credential)

Language & Academic Development (LAD) Credential Program (to add a LAD authorization to a current special education credential) 


Designated Subjects Credential Program (to obtain an Adult or Career Technical Education credential)

California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program (CSEP)

Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave (TPSL)

Test Preparation(classes to help prepare for teacher exams)