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Certificate Upgrade

Congratulations on your new degree!

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To apply for a certificate upgrade employees must:

1.    Go to your MyPSC account. If you do not have an account, you can register for an account at that time.

2.    On the homepage, click Application and follow directions accordingly.

3.    If you have never completed a Verification of Lawful Presence (VLP) form, complete the VLP and upload a valid, unexpired form of I.D.

4.    College transcripts cannot be opened and scanned.  They should be mailed directly to the Douglas County Human Resources Department. Transcripts must show the degree and the date the degree was awarded. 

5.    Monitor your “MyPSC” account for updates.

6.    When your upgrade is complete, the PSC will notify you via your “MyPSC” account.


If you would like the Douglas County School System Human Resources Department to handle your upgrade paperwork please follow these simple steps: 

1.    Complete the Certification Update Application.

2.    Complete the Verification of Lawful Presence (VLP) Form. Please be sure that the form is signed and notarized.

3.    Include a copy of a valid form of identification. (List of options is on the VLP)

4.    Obtain an official sealed transcript from the college or university where you earned your upgraded degree.

5.    Send all Documents via inter-office or hand deliver to Human Resources.

6.   When your upgrade is complete, the PSC will notify you via your      “MyPSC” account.

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