The San Diego County Office of Education Credentials Department is the local agency that provides the following services to school districts, charter schools, universities and individuals:
- Out of State Trained Teachers
- Child Development Permits
- Substitute Teaching Permits
- English Learner Authorizations
- Designated Subjects Teaching Credentials
- Temporary County Certificates
- Registering Credentials
- Live Scan fingerprinting services
- Certificate of Clearance
All certificated staff must have their California credential registered with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) in order to have a paycheck issued through the SDCOE database (PeopleSoft). If you need to register your credential with SDCOE, please call at 858-292-3581. Using your social security number and date of birth a credential technician will locate your credential at the CTC website and record it in the SDCOE database.
SDCOE Main Office:
Address: 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111
Check in: Room 104
Credentials walk-in hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
North County Regional Education Center (NCREC)
Address: 255 Pico Ave., San Marcos, CA 92069
Credentials and Fingerprinting located in Room 102
Walk-in hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Office closed for lunch: Noon to 1 p.m.