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The Santa Clara County of Education (SCCOE) is Committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Strategic campaigns to raise awareness of the overall benefits of education
Meeting the emerging needs of the community by providing leadership and support for children, schools, and the greater community.
A premier service organization.
Fostering respectful, supportive, and inclusive work environments within and across branches, departments, clusters, and sites.
Credential Services Staff will be unavailable on the following dates:
Credential Services Unit is currently Sheltering in Place.
We are unable to accommodate walk-in clients. Credential staff are available by phone Tues-Fri 9am-3pm.
Drop box available for applications Tues-Fri 8am-4:30pm
We are answering our email daily.
The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) serves as the local agency approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to register the credentials of persons hired by county school districts for positions requiring administrative, teaching, service and special education credentials as well as other permits and certificates. The Credential Services Unit supports and assists school districts, certificated employees, and credential applicants in the following:
Please note: Our services are guided by the rules and regulations of the CCTC and defined in California State Education Code.
We are closed in observance of most major holidays.
For additional changes to service hours, call (408) 453-6767