Welcome to the webpage of The Clinical Experiences and Partnerships Office (CEPO). We offer one-on-one support for prospective and current students in Early Childhood Studies, Liberal Studies, Credential Programs (Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist), and Graduate Programs in Education.

Our counselors, staff and faculty are here to answer any questions you may have about admission and program requirements for credential and graduate programs.

We look forward to supporting you in your educational journey.

Dr. Kathryn Howard
Associate Dean and Director of Clinical Experiences and Partnerships
Phone: 805-437-8936
Email: Kathryn.howard@csuci.edu

Application Workshop

Do you need assistance with your Spring 2023 Phase I application? Join our next application workshop to receive guidance on your application. 

Application Requirements

Please visit the School of Education Admissions Page for current application requirements and deadlines. 

Office Hours

The Clinical Experiences and Partnerships Office (CEPO) is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are still answering phone calls and emails Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (except holidays). Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have.


Liege Ayub
Administrative Support Coordinator: Clinical Experiences and Partnerships Office
Madera Hall 2900

General Information/Questions


Credential (Teaching and Administrative) Contact Information 

Arlene Pendleton

Multiple Subject Credential Counselor and ITEP Counselor


Schedule an appointment with Arlene

Nitzia Castaniero

Single Subject Credential Counselor and Graduate Programs Counselor


Schedule an appointment with Nitzia

Necole Ramirez

Education Specialist Credential Counselor and Bilingual Authorization Counselor


Schedule an appointment with Necole 

Early Childhood Contact Information

Karla Aguirre

Academic Advisor, Early Childhood Studies


To schedule an advising appointment with Karla Aguirre, please log into your myCI portal to access Dolphin Navigate or use the following link:https://csuci.campus.eab.com/

Liberal Studies Contact Information


Prospective students should contact admissions@csuci.edu or 805-437-8520 for information about applying to the university.

General Forms & Information

General Information: Student Teaching Placements

Financial Resources

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