8 NUTS and BOLTS: On-line Portfolio System (also see directions on our website)FACT User’s GuideFACT RubricSeminar Schedule (regional and general)Ning On-line BTSA networkColloquiumPTs - REVIEW AND SIGN THE MOUSPs – SP agreement/renewal/applicationLeave it with Anna
10 Agenda Welcome and Introductions Overview of BTSA Induction and FACT State Requirements to Earn a Clear Teaching CredentialProgram SupportDistrict/site SupportNuts and Bolts
11 But first…………………… In one minute (each), share with a partner: What was the highlight of your summer?What are you most thankful for right now?What are your hopes for this school year?Be prepared to “popcorn” out outcomes of this conversation.
12 Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment provides New Teachers (you!) the opportunityto:Share and reflect on educational experiencesTake your instruction to the next level more quicklyTo network with teachers from other districtsTo follow the pathway to clear your credentialParticipate in a “Data proven” program - teachers stay in the professional longer and are more satisfied with their workEngage in FACT events that act as a scaffold to help you build on your professional experiences
13 TRUST AND CONFIDENTIALITY Support Provider (SP) - Veteran teacher assigned to support new teacher through both years of the BTSA Induction program. Sometimes referred to as mentor, advisor, confidant, shoulder to cry on, etc.TRUST AND CONFIDENTIALITYParticipating Teacher (PT) - Teacher participating in BTSA Induction. Sometimes refered to as new teacher, beginning teacher, rookie, etc.
14 You are required to complete the following to be eligible for a clear credential: Work closely with your Support Provider for two yearsComplete the formative assessment process (FACT) with your Support ProviderParticipate in the seminars and corresponding professional developmentSubmit a portfolio documenting your competence in the 4 Induction Standards
15 Induction Content Standards: Standard 5 - PedagogyStandard 6 - Universal Access - Equity for all StudentsStandard 6a - Teaching English LearnersStandard 6b - Teaching Special Populations
16 Key words/terms for… Program Standard 5 Pedagogy: Standards, frameworks, assessment data, differentiated instruction, classroom management, technology, respect.
17 Universal Access - Equity for all Students: Key words/terms for…Program Standard 6Universal Access - Equity for all Students:Equitable, inclusive, learning environments, minimize bias, culturally responsive, collaboration.
18 Key words/terms for…Program Standard 6aTeaching English Learners: Identification, referral, designation, assessment, multiple measures.
19 Key words/terms for…Program Standard 6bTeaching Special Populations: Legal, ethical, accommodations, modifications, strengths-based approach, standards, technology.
20 Seminar Responsibilities & Expectations: Required attendance at 6 seminars andcolloquium (year 2)Support Providers attend first seminars andcolloquiumSign in! That is how you are given credit forattendingSeminars will start and end on timePrime opportunity for networking & collaborationwith colleagues; come ready to participate and“be present”
21 Formative Assessment for California Teachers (FACT) :Formative Assessment for California Teachers (FACT)Modules are designed as a scaffold to help you build on your professional experiencesThe Induction Program takes place of graduate university coursework; treat it with the same level of reflection and professional responsibility!
22 Your district provides: Support ProvidersDistrict analysis and monitoring of credentialsA Program Advisor keeps track of the many details to ensure that each Participating Teacher is on track to clear their credential within the time frame given by the State of California
25 FAQs State funding is restricted to the first two years as a teacher of record on a preliminary credential. Teachers who delaystarting BTSA/Induction will be responsible for the cost ofthe program when they are no longer eligible for statefunding. The cost of BTSA Induction is currently $5,809 per year.
26 FAQs My credential is good for five years FAQs My credential is good for five years. Can I wait until my second year of teaching to start Induction?
27 FAQs Why do I have to do all this? The state designed Induction to accomplish several objectives:Induct new teachers into our profession to promote teacher retention and thus, student achievementProvide a means for new teachers to reflect on their teaching practice and collaborate with others to enhance their teaching practicedemonstrate that the elements of the standards are being applied in their classroom before being issued a professional credential
28 FAQs My preservice program prepared me well for the demands of the classroom. Why do I needto repeat what I’ve already learned?Preservice preparation provides the foundation and theoretical framework for effective teaching.Induction provides the opportunity to deepen understanding and apply and demonstrate it in everyday practice.FAQs
29 What if I don’t like my Support Provider? FAQsWhat if I don’t like my Support Provider?Our Support Providers are chosen for both their effectiveness as classroom teachers and their skill and ability working with adult learners. If your combined best professional efforts cannot resolve issues, please contact your Program Advisor, and they will be willing to work with you to find another Support Provider.
30 Review of Informative Resources: On-line Portfolio System(see directions on our website)FACT User’s GuideFACT RubricSeminar ScheduleNing On-line BTSA network