The Ventura County Office of Education is applying for the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program (CSEP) grant. CSEP is a state-funded career pathway program for classified employees, leading to a teacher preparation program and teaching credential.  Eligible program participants may receive stipends for up to $3,000 to cover tuition, fees, and books. 

Enrolled participants who meet all the requirements must complete one school year of classroom instruction in the school district, charter school, or county office of education for each year that financial assistance was received.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pass a criminal background check and,
  • completed at least 48 college level units. 

PARTICIPANTS MUST COMMIT TO ACCOMPLISH 
ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Graduate from an institution of higher education with a 
    bachelor’s degree.
  • Obtain a multiple subject, single subject, or educational specialist teaching credential.
  • Complete a school year of classroom instruction for each year of financial assistance received.
Program Application

THE APPLICATION WINDOW IS NOW OPEN! 

This application is for the 2017-18 through 2021-22 grant period.
Click on the link below to download the application. 

>New Participant Application 2017-18

Submit completed Application Packet by December 15, 2017 to: VENTURA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Educator Support Services
Attn: Erika Singletary
5100 Adolfo Rd. Camarillo, CA 93012

Make sure you are including all of the following with your application.
  1. Participant Application (parts I through III)
  2. Exam Registrations/Scores (CBEST, CSET, RICA) if applicable
  3. Official Transcripts from all Colleges and Universities attended 
  4. Criminal Background Check (Certificate of Clearance)