Congratulations On the preliminary credential You’ll soon have!
So, what’s next? First step: Find a job teaching.
Next Step: Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment
There are over 164 approved BTSA induction programs across the state. Some are consortiums and some are district specific. Some are locally designed, others use the state provided programs (FACT or FAS). All approved programs must meet the same BTSA Induction standards.
So…who is an eligible PT (Participating Teacher)?
So…who is an eligible PT (Participating Teacher)? It will say: “to renew…must complete…a Commission-approved Induction Program” on the preliminary.
Early Completion Option PTs who are eligible for ECO complete the two years of BTSA in one year. District of employment decides if eligible PTs have this option.
The Process Information meeting within first 120 days of hire date Application/enrollment Two year program Opportunity for extension (may be at your own cost) District Induction Program makes formal recommendation to the CCTC for CA Clear Credential
Portability 155+ BTSA Induction Programs in California Organized into 6 Cluster Regions Statewide Reciprocity for Completed Work Visit www.btsa.ca.gov to find a BTSA Induction Program near youwww.btsa.ca.gov
Within first 30 days of employment: Your district will contact your local BTSA program and assign you a Support Provider (SP)
Teacher Performance Expectations (TPE) and California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) TPE DomainSimilar CSTP Standard A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible to Students 3: Understanding and Organizing Subject Matter for Student Learning B: Assessing Student Learning5: Assessing Student Learning C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning 1: Engaging and Supporting All Students in Learning D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students 4: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for All Students E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning 2: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning F: Developing as a Professional6: Developing as a Professional Educator
Senate Bill 1209 (SB1209): ‘Participating teachers must be allowed to complete their Induction Program within the funded two years’.
Formative Assessment System Entries over two years…
Formative Assessment System Evidence of application and implementation … Proof of Best practices…
Formative Examines the performance of a participating teacher over time in collaboration with a trained SP.Examines the performance of a participating teacher over time in collaboration with a trained SP.Summative Determination at a certain point in time concerning a participating teacher’s performance.Determination at a certain point in time concerning a participating teacher’s performance.
Beyond the Formative Assessment System… What does your support provider do for you?