Non Approved Course List

  • Non-Approved Courses/Classes

    • There are requirements from the P-BVUSD/P-BVTA Certificated Employment Contract for earning salary advancement for participating in certain courses or programs. Please be aware, the courses listed on the Non-Approved Course/Classes List, as determined by the pbvU Collaborative Workgroup, are not eligible for salary advancement. To learn more about these requirements, visit the HR page on the district website.

     

    PROGRAMS & COURSES NOT ELIGIBLE FOR SALARY ADVANCEMENT

    • The Human Resources Department is committed to the District's goal of improving student achievement through rigorous professional development opportunities for our teachers.  This web page is intended to alert teachers regarding courses and programs that do not meet the requirement of the P-BVUSD/P-BVTA Agreement for salary advancement.  This is not an exhaustive list and there may be other programs and/or courses in the future the District will not process for salary advancement.

     

    If you are planning to take a course but unsure about its applicability towards salary credit, refer to Article XII of the  P-BVUSD/P-BVTA Certificated Employment Contract for detailed information. Click here for a printable version.

    The courses/programs below do not meet P-BVUSD Agreement requirements for salary advancement:

    Non-Approved Courses/Classes

    INSTITUTION

    COURSES

    PROGRAM

    Advancement Courses: A Wiley Brand

    University Partners:

    Andrews University, Avila University, Greenville University, Loyola Marymount University, Medaille College, William Jessup University, University of West Alabama

    All courses offered

    Not applicable

    AVID Summer Institute

    All courses offered

    Not applicable

    Brandman University

    **VESi Courses

    Not applicable

    California State University, Bakersfield Extended University

    *VESi Courses

    Not applicable

    California State University, Bakersfield

    Ag Seminar

    Not applicable

    California State University, Chico

    PD Conferences

    Professional Development Courses

    Concordia University

    All Courses offered

    Professional Development Courses

    Dominican University of California

    All Courses offered

    Professional Development Courses

    (EDUX courses)

    Fresno Pacific University

    All courses offered

    Professional Development Courses

    Loyola Marymount University Continuing Education

    *VESi Courses

    Not applicable

    National University Division of Extended

    Learning

    *VESi Courses

    Not applicable

    Point Loma Nazarene University

    GED 683: Induction

    Only applicable if Induction was not completed through District.

    University of La Verne

    All courses offered

    Professional Development Courses

    University of Colorado Boulder

    Any course in the "Coursera" Series

    Professional Development Courses

    University of California, San Diego

    Not applicable

    Professional Development Institute (PDI)

    University of San Diego Division of

    Continuing Education

    Independent Study Courses Project Inform

    Professional Development Institute (PDI)

    University of the Pacific Center for

    Professional & Continuing Education

    All courses offered

    Professional Development Institute (PDI)

    Vanguard University

    All courses offered

    Professional Development Courses

    (EDUX courses)

    Virtual Education Software

    All courses offered, except pre-approved by P-BVUSD

    Not applicable


    *VESi
    = Virtual Education Software

    *Pending = Unit provider likely will not be approved. Courses under review.

     Please click here for a finalized, signed copy of the Joint Communique between P-BVUSD and P-BVTA regarding this Non-Approved Course list.