Between an agreement with the Volusia
County School District and VTO, teachers may be eligible for
reimbursement towards the cost of tuition for courses taken under the
following terms and limits:
Requests for tuition reimbursement shall be
submitted for approval in advance of
Courses eligible for reimbursement must be specific in subject
content, methods, and/or pedagogy to the teacher's current
Teachers eligible for tuition reimbursement must be employed in a
full-time instructional position at the time the course is taken.
Applications for tuition reimbursement shall be submitted to the Professional Learning & School Improvement Department (PLSI) along with verification of the cost of tuition. Pre-approval is required in order to
confirm course eligibility and available funding.
Teachers may apply for tuition reimbursement for ONE course per year (fiscal year July 1 through June 30).
Only courses taken during the current school year (July 1 through June 30) are eligible for reimbursement.
Tuition reimbursement shall be limited to $350.00 per credit hour
for a maximum of 3 credit hours, not to exceed the actual cost per
Reimbursement will be provided for tuition only (books, fees, etc. are not eligible for reimbursement).
Teachers receiving reimbursement from another funding source are not eligible for reimbursement from this funding source.
Courses eligible for reimbursement must be taken at a college or
university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools or other recognized accreditation agency.
Only courses for which a teacher receives a grade of "B" or above are eligible for reimbursement.
To receive reimbursement, a transcript or grade slip must be
submitted to the PLSI Department within
45 days of completion of the course.
** You must notify the PLSI Department in writing within 30 days if you do not complete the
course, earn a grade of less than a "B," or wish to withdraw your
request for reimbursement for any reason.