CODE OF CONDUCT: Program participants understand and agree to abide by the ESS professional Code of Conduct referenced in the ESS Handbook and available on the ESS website at www.vcoe.org/ess (under "Links and Resources").
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: Candidates, mentors, and other participants in VCOE Educator Support Services programs are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, treat colleagues and VCOE staff with respect, keep confidential information confidential, and demonstrate academic integrity. Misrepresentation, plagiarism, cheating, and other academic and professional misconduct are considered violations of VCOE program standards and will be referred to the Executive Director for appropriate action, which may include dropping the candidate, mentor, or participant from the program.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Program participants understand and agree that if accommodations for disability are needed, the applicant is responsible for requesting academic accommodations from the Educator 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 ESS Handbook and available on the ESS website at www.vcoe.org/ess (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