VENTURA COUNTY DSC PROGRAM POLICIES & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
PRE-REQUISITES:

DSC PROGRAM CANDIDATES:

  • Hold a California Preliminary Designated Subjects Credential in Adult Education, Career Technical Education, or Special Subjects.
  • Employed in an assignment requiring the DSC credential. Please note that assignments less than one semester (e.g., day-to-day substitute teaching) are not eligible teaching assignments. Contact our office if you have any questions regarding the eligibility of your current assignment for the program.
GENERAL POLICIES

CODE OF CONDUCT: Program participants understand and agree to abide by the TSS professional Code of Conduct referenced in the TSS Handbook and available on the TSS website at www.vcoe.org/tss (under "Links and Resources").

ACCOMMODATIONS: Program participants understand and agree that if accommodations for disability are needed, the applicant is responsible for requesting academic accommodations from the Teacher Support Services Program Director and for providing documentation of disability. VCOE strives to provide its candidates with assistance to meet reasonable requests.

UNIFORM COMPLAINT PROCEDURE: Program participants understand that in the event an issue or complaint arises in regards to their participation in the program, that they are aware of the Ventura County Uniform Complaint Procedure referenced in the TSS Handbook and available on the TSS website at www.vcoe.org/tss (under "Links and Resources").

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA): Program participants understand that candidate records are subject to FERPA. Information re: FERPA is available at:  https://ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM POLICIES

PROGRAM CANDIDATES ACKNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:

  1. to participate in ongoing program evaluation, including the mid-year and end-of-year Program Evaluation Surveys for each year the program candidate participates in the program.
  2. to make timely progress and complete all program requirements and responsibilities of the program; to attend and fully participate in the program requirements; and to submit all required evidence for program completion, including formative assessment evidence.
  3. that failure to fulfill any of the program requirements and/or responsibilities will result in my not receiving a recommendation for a California Credential and being subject to the late fee policy currently in effect and referenced in the TSS Handbook available at www.vcoe.org/tss (under "Links and Resources")
  4. that the program responsibilities and requirements leading to program completion and/or California credential recommendation do not imply or ensure continued employment with the candidate's current employer, as licensure requirements and employment criteria may differ.
  5. that if the program candidate's participation is not subsidized by state and/or local funds, the cost of participation in the program is the candidate's responsibility.
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Phone: 805-383-1900 • Fax: 805-383-1908

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