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Beginning Teacher Induction Program

The Superintendent or designee shall inform beginning teachers who possess a preliminary credential about induction programs or other options that are available to help them fulfill the requirements of the clear multiple subject, single subject, or education specialist credential pursuant to Education Code 44259.

(cf. 4112.2 - Certification)

(cf. 4112.24 - Teacher Qualifications Under the No Child Left Behind Act)

The district's beginning teacher induction program shall meet program standards adopted by the CTC and shall support beginning teachers in meeting the competencies described in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.

The beginning teacher's knowledge and classroom practice shall be regularly assessed using multiple measures and the results shall be used to monitor and revise individual induction plans. The Superintendent or designee shall maintain a complete record of each participating teacher's progress toward completion of clear credential requirements.

When the teacher has successfully completed the induction program, the Board shall recommend to the CTC that he/she be awarded a clear teaching credential.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

44259 Credential requirements

44259.5 Standards for professional preparation programs

44275.4 Credential requirements, induction, out-of-state teachers

44325-44328 District interns

44450-44468 University interns

44830.3 Interns, professional development and guidance

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

6100-6126 Teacher qualifications, No Child Left Behind Act

80021 Short-term staff permit

80021.1 Provisional internship permit

80026.5 Orientation, guidance, and assistance for emergency permit holders

80033 Intern teaching credential

80055 Intern credential

80413 Credential requirements

80413.3 Credential requirements; teachers with out-of-state credentials

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6319 Highly qualified teachers

6601-6702 Preparing, training and recruiting high quality teachers and principals

7801 Definitions, highly qualified teacher

Management Resources:

COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING PUBLICATIONS

SB 2042 Multiple Subject and Single Subject Preliminary Credential Program Standards, rev. February 2014

Intern Preservice, Support and Supervision Requirements: Preparation to Teach English Learners, Program Sponsor Alert 13-06, June 3, 2013

Education Specialist Teaching and Other Related Services Credential Program Standards, rev. May 2013

Multiple and Single Subject Induction Programs (program standards, preconditions, and language addressing the teaching of English learners), rev. January 2013

California Standards for the Teaching Profession, October 2009

WEB SITES

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

California Federation of Teachers: http:/www.cft.org

California Teachers Association: http://www.cta.org

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

Policy NAPA VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: December 10, 2015 Napa, California

revised: June 13, 2019