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Classified Employee to Teacher Grant

Grant Information

The Yolo-Solano Center for Teacher Credentialing has received the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program grant on behalf of the Davis Joint Unified School District, Yolo County Office of Education, Washington Unified School District, Woodland Joint Unified School District, Winters Joint Unified School District, Esparto Unified School District, Vacavillle Unified School District, Benicia Unified School District, Solano County Office of Education, Dixon Unified School District, Gateway Charter Schools and River Charter Schools. This program 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 $2,500 – $3,000 (depending on number of participants) per year for the next 4 years to cover eligible expenses (tuition, fees, and books) for becoming a classroom teacher.

 

Application

Classified Employee to Teacher Program Application

 

PARTICIPANTS MUST COMMIT TO ACCOMPLISH ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Graduate from an institution of higher education with a bachelor’s degree, if you have not completed a BA/BS already.

  • Obtain a multiple subject, single subject, or educational specialist teaching credential.

  • Complete one school year of classroom instruction in the school district or county office of education for each year that financial assistance was received.

 

Time is of the essence! Attend an informational meeting (dates listed on the right) to learn more about grant funding and other scholarships available to help you meet your educational goals.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 22, 2017

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT US 

Connie Best,

cbest@djusd.net
Davis Unified School District Office
526 B St. Davis, CA 95691

If you have any questions, please contact  at (530)-757-5300 x 183

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may apply for the Classified School Employee to Teacher Program?

Any classified employee may apply for this program. You must have a minimum of an AA/AS or two years of coursework toward a BS/BA in order to apply. If you have completed a BA/BS you are eligible to apply.

 

If I am selected, what are the requirements to stay in the program?

You must continue to be employed with the Davis Joint Unified School District, Yolo County Office of Education, Washington Unified School District, Woodland Joint Unified School District, Winters Joint Unified School District, Esparto Unified School District, Solano County Office of Education, Vacaville Unified School District, Benicia Unified School District, Dixon Unified School District, Gateway Charter Schools or River Charter Schools. You will also be required to submit transcripts as proof of continued enrollment.

 

Do I have to pay the district back the funds awarded to me?

No. This is a grant which means as long as you follow the program guidelines, you do not need to repay the funds to the district.

 

Will there be another opportunity to apply for this program?

No. At this point, due to CTC requirements, this is the only time the district can accept applicants for this program.

 

Once I graduate with my teaching credential, will I automatically be hired by a participating District as a certificated employee?

No. You will still have to go through the normal application process for employment. If you are hired by the Davis Joint Unified School District, Yolo County Office of Education, Washington Unified School District, Woodland Joint Unified School District, Winters Joint Unified School District, Esparto Unified School District, Solano County Office of Education, Vacaville Unified School District, Benicia Unified School District, Dixon Unified School District, Gateway Charter Schools or River Charter Schools as a teacher, applicants are required to complete one year of classroom instruction as a teacher in exchange for each year of funding assistance provided to them by this program.

 

Will the district provide any other assistance to participants in this program?

The district will establish student cohorts as well as provide test prep services, advice, and support to employees participating in this program.

 

When is the due date for the application form?

Completed applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on February 22, 2017. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

 

For more information contact

 

Connie Best,

cbest@djusd.net
Yolo-Solano Center for Teacher Credentialing
526 B St. Davis, CA 95691

If you have any questions, please contact  at (530)-757-5300 x 183

Classified Grant Information Sessions

Yolo County Office of Education

1280 Santa Anita Court, Suite 200

Woodland, CA  95776-6127

February 15, 2017

3:30-5:00 PM

 

Solano County Office of Education

To be determined

 

Vacaville Joint Unified School District

401 Nut Tree Rd.

Vacaville, Ca.

 

February 15, 2017
4:30-6:00 PM

 

Davis Joint Unified School District

526 B. St. 
Davis, Ca. 95691

 

February 14, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 pm

South Conference Room

 

February 15, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 pm

East Conference Room


Information Session Presentation Powerpoint

Classified Grant Information