The Credential Services within the School of Education at CSU Channel Islands (CI) is dedicated to providing academic and professional support services for students seeking a teaching credential. For more general program information and/or to schedule an advising appointment with a Credential Counselor, please contact our main desk at 805-437-8953.

The services we provide are:

Credential Services Staff

Cynthia Coler
Cynthia Coler, Ed.D.

Director of Credential Services & Field Placement
cynthia.coler@csuci.edu

Barbara Grimes

Assistant Director of Credential Services
Credential Counselor
barbara.grimes@csuci.edu


Arlene Pendleton 
Credential Counselor
arlene.pendleton@csuci.edu

Erica Jimenez
Credential Counselor
erica.jimenez@csuci.edu

Karin Haule

Admin. Support Coordinator – Field Placement
karin.haule@csuci.edu