The San Luis Obispo County Office of Education has received the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program grant. 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 per year for the next 4 years to cover eligible expenses (tuition, fees, and books).
PARTICIPANTS MUST COMMIT TO ACCOMPLISH ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
- Graduate from an institution of higher education with a bachelor’s degree.
- 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.
The San Luis Obispo County Office of Education is working directly with Brandman University to ensure classified staff have access educational opportunities to obtain a bachelor’s degree and teaching credential. In addition, Brandman University will be offering scholarships towards your education! Time is of the essence. Attend an informational meeting to learn more about grant funding and other scholarships available to help you meet your educational goals.
Information sessions regarding this program and funding opportunity will be held on the following dates (see attached flyer for details on attending one of these sessions):
January 31, 2017 from 5:00pm to 6:00 pm:
Lucia Mar USD District Office
602-G Orchard Street
Georgie O’Connor Board Room
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
February 2, 2017 from 5:00pm to 6:00 pm:
SLOCOE Morro Road Education Center
8005 Morro Road
Atascadero, CA 93422
February 7, 2017 from 5:00pm to 6:00 pm:
SLOCOE Main Office
3350 Education Drive
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
February 9, 2017 from 5:00pm to 6:00 pm:
San Luis Coastal Unified School District Office
1500 Lizzie Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Application materials for this program are attached and will be made available at these sessions.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT: SLOCOE at (805) 593-3185