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The Imperial County Credentials Office is a division of the Human Resources Department.  The Credentials Office provides services to ICOE, local school districts, charter schools, education agencies, credentialed employees, prospective educators (trained in California, out-of-state or out-of-country), substitute teachers, and the community to ensure educator quality and preparation through oversight, advisement and assistance. 

Functions of the Credentials Office include:

  • Processing credential applications
  • Coordinate temporary county certificate issuances
  • Registration of teacher and services credentials
  • Evaluating and advising on educator qualifications
  • Online recommendations for substitute teacher permits and California Teacher Induction
  • Dissemination and facilitation of credential regulations and training
  • Serve as community resource on educator standards
  • Monitor certificated assignments

Office Hours and Location

Imperial County Office of Education
1398 Sperber Road,
Human Resources- Building B, first floor
Open M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Contact Information

Please contact us at:

Ruby Tagaban, Credential Analyst
(760) 312-6132

Lucia Meza, Human Resources Technician
(760) 312-6156

Rosa A. Meraz, Human Resources Manager
(760) 312-6461