The Butte County Office of Education is the Service Hub Provider for DSP Training and Testing four Regional Centers

  •  Alta Regional Center
  •  Far Northern Regional Center
  •  North Bay Regional Center
  •  Redwood Coast Regional Center


Registration for Direct Support Professional Training (DSPT)

Only Direct Support Staff, including supervisors and administrators who provide direct care, currently employed in Community Care Facilities (CCFs) ventured by the Regional Center are eligible to take the DSPT.  Registration for DSPT must be completed using the eDSPT online registration and certification system.


         To Register go to the DSPT website.  Have the following information available to register:

  • Email address of direct support staff (each must have their own)
  • Phone number
  • Social Security Number
  • Facility Vendor number where employed
  • Facility or administrator email address where employed                           

For Assistance with Registration

Call the eDSP Helpline at 800-910-4604

If additional support with registration is needed, contact the Service Hub Coordinator,  Jodi Ausland via email or call 530-879-7462 x111


                                                                                                                                  Results Notification

Approximately 20 days after completion of the Training Class or Challenge Test, direct support staff and the administrator of the facility they are employed in will receive an email notification of results (a Certification Notice, a Certification Notice with Additional Training Needed, a Failure Notice, or an Incomplete/Failure Notice). All certification notices can be accessed online at the DSP Training Website. Failure notifications cannot be accessed online. Paper certificates will no longer be issued.

DSPT Attendance Policy

Training Class attendance is very important. Direct support staff may not miss more than 6 hours of classroom instruction. If more than 6 hours of instruction is missed, the direct support staff must take the entire year of training again.


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