Designated Subjects Credentials authorize teaching or service in technical, trade, or vocational classes or in classes organized primarily for adults such as Adult Education, Regional Occupation Programs (ROP), and Career Technical Education classes.
The Ventura County Designated Subjects Credential program is a CTC (California Commission on Teacher Credentialing) approved Local Education Agency (LEA) for Adult and Career Technical Education.
Services provided include:
- Quality assurance – all courses taught by experienced credentialed instructors with professional experience in the field of vocational and adult education.
- Support and mentoring provided by a trained peer support provider.
- Evaluation, preparation and authorized LEA recommendation of credential application packets for adult education and career technical education teaching credentials for processing through the CTC.
- Individual counseling, advisement and transcript and work experience evaluation services provided by TSS staff experienced in credentialing.
DSC Initial and Advanced Preparation Career Technical Education Program and Year I and Year II Adult Education Program consisting of multiple instructional formats that provide: classroom instruction, on-line study, and self-paced study.
Special grant funding available for eligible candidates to pay for program. For eligibility requirements and application packet, please contact an academic advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special program option at a reduced rate for candidates that already hold a California Single Subject or Multiple Subject teaching credential. For details, please contact an academic advisor at email@example.com .