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Language and Academic Development (LAD)


Orthopedic Impairment Added Authorization


Test Preparation


Designated Subjects Credential


Administrator Induction Program


Teacher Induction Program

Educator Support and Effectiveness

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The primary mission of Educator Support and Effectiveness (ESE) is to support the Ventura County Office of Education, local districts, other teacher employers, and local universities in the recruitment, hiring, assigning, and retaining of highly effective teachers and administrators. ESE has established an integrated system to credential and enhance the community of skilled, credentialed teachers and administrators throughout Ventura County. 

Programs and Services

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Creating a Positive Start 

An online course for new and experienced teachers of all grade levels.

Learn strategies for classroom organization and management for both traditional and distance learning that teachers can implement to ensure year‐long success. The CAPS course consists of a combination of online “anytime learning” via Canvas and a choice of
two “real-time networking and support” sessions via Zoom.

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Other Programs and Services

Professional Development for educators assigned as mentors to Teacher Induction program candidates.

Master of Arts Program

VCOE Teacher Induction candidates may receive credit and a special VCOE discounted rate toward a Master of Arts Grand Canyon University program.

Teacher Permit for Statuory Leave (TPSL)

The Ventura County Office of Education is offering online modules that meet the 45 hours of preparation required for a current or prospective substitute teacher to obtain an initial Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave (TPSL).

Classified School Employee Program (CSEP)

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. 

California Center on Teaching Careers

CaliforniaTeach will guide you as you pursue your individualized journey toward becoming a teacher and education leader, with information on 21st Century teaching and learning, various pathways to earn a credential, and financial incentives. Educate for today and tomorrow with CaliforniaTeach.org.

Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program (BTPDP) 

Financial assistance for currently credentialed teachers to get their Bilingual Authorization in Spanish.