About Us

The Clinical Experiences and Partnerships Office (CEPO) offers one-on-one support for students in Early Childhood Studies, Liberal Studies, and Credential Programs (Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist). 

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Advising Walk-in Session
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
By appointment only
Wednesday:  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
By appointment only
Thursday:  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
By appointment only
FridayOffice hours only, appointments not available


Information Sessions

All prospective students are encouraged to attend an information session to learn about teacher credentialing, program requirements, and application process. Information sessions are generally held one Friday per month (see below for upcoming sessions).

Register now!

The Graduate Studies Center
El Dorado Hall ELD 140
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
See Campus Map (PDF, 1.2 MB) for more details.

Complimentary parking is provided to non-CSUCI students. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to allow sufficient time to sign in and obtain your parking pass.


Staff Contact Information

Arlene Pendleton
Multiple Subject Credential
Schedule an appointment with Arlene

Barbara Grimes
Single Subject Credential 
Schedule an appointment with Barbara

Erica Jiménez
Education Specialist Credential, Bilingual Authorization
Schedule an appointment with Erica

Kristina Courter
Early Childhood Studies Program Coordinator
(805) 437-8525
Schedule an appointment with Kristina

General Forms & Information

Financial Resources


Madera Hall 2900
(805) 437-8953

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