Castro Valley USD | BP 4138 Personnel
Cautionary Notice: As added and amended by SBX3 4 (Ch. 12, Third Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), ABX4 2 (Ch. 2, Fourth Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), and SB 70 (Ch. 7, Statutes of 2011), Education Code 42605 grants districts flexibility in "Tier 3" categorical programs. The Castro Valley Unified School District has accepted this flexibility and thus is deemed in compliance with the statutory or regulatory program and funding requirements for these programs for the 2008-09 through 2014-15 fiscal years. As a result, the district may temporarily suspend certain provisions of the following policy or regulation that reflect these requirements. For further information, please contact the Superintendent or designee.
The Board of Education encourages experienced, qualified teachers to provide mentoring and support services to beginning teachers, interns, and other teachers who would benefit from guidance and assistance designed to enhance teacher performance and improve student learning. The district shall provide a stipend to mentor teachers in accordance with law, Board policy, and administrative regulation.
(cf. 4112.2 - Certification)
(cf. 4112.21 - Interns)
(cf. 4131.1 - Beginning Teacher Support/Induction)
(cf. 4139 - Peer Assistance and Review)
The Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures for the selection of teachers to serve as mentors and shall verify that selected teachers fulfill the qualifications specified in law and administrative regulation. The Board shall approve the final designation of mentor teacher(s) upon recommendation of the Superintendent or designee.
The Superintendent or designee shall determine the specific duties and responsibilities of mentor teachers and shall assign interns and beginning teachers to each mentor teacher. He/she shall coordinate mentor teacher activities with other programs designed to support and enhance teachers' skills.
(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)
(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)
(cf. 4315.1 - Staff Evaluating Teachers)
44830.3 Interns, professional development and guidance
52052 Academic performance index
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
80021 Short-term staff permit
80021.1 Provisional internship permit
80026.5 Guidance and assistance for emergency permit holders
COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING PUBLICATIONS
Final Report of the Individual Evaluation of the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program, April 2002
Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Professional Teacher Induction Programs (SB 2042), March 2002
California Standards for the Teaching Profession, 1997
Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment: http://www.btsa.ca.gov
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov
Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov
Policy CASTRO VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 12, 2013 Castro Valley, California