• Hold a California Preliminary Designated Subjects Career Technical Education (CTE), Adult Education and/or Special Subjects Credential.
  • Employed in a teaching assignment. Assignments less than one semester (e.g., day-to-day substitute teaching) are not eligible teaching assignments. 
  • Able to secure a mentor and field-based supervisor to support you in the program: Mentor and Field-Based Supervisor Information
  • 2019-20 Non-refundable Registration Fee: $150: If your district/school has agreed to pay the registration fee, a coupon code would be provided to you by your district/school. If you are responsible for payment, you will be charged at the time you register for the program.


  • Register online on or before SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 through GoSignMeUp (GSMU), a secure website. Click "Start Here" to begin registration (Registration Instructions - PDF).
    • Note: If VCOE recommended you for your DSC credential after July 1, 2018, you already have a GSMU login.

  • IMPORTANT: You will need the following information to complete the registration form:
    • Social security number and date of birth (required to verify and evaluate your credential with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). Our system is encrypted to secure your information.)
    • Name and email address of your school principal/head administrator
    • Credit/debit card for online payment of a non-refundable $150 program registration fee or coupon code from your district if they are covering this fee.
    • If you are responsible for payment of program costs, you will need to complete a Self Payers DSC Program Payment Form and submit it to academicadvise@vcoe.org

If you need further assistance or have any questions, please call (805) 437-1320 or email us at academicadvise@vcoe.org.

Administrative Services CenterVCOE Administrative Services Center 
5189 Verdugo Way • Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-383-1900 • Fax: 805-383-1908

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Conference and Educational Services CenterVCOE Conference and Educational Services Center
5100 Adolfo Road • Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-383-1900 • Fax: 805-437-1305

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