California Induction - Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment

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What is BTSA Induction?

This video introduction highlights the benefits of BTSA Induction. Teachers, support providers, and administrators discuss the impact of this standards-based program, on both teaching practice and student learning.

What is BTSA?

BTSA Induction provides formative assessment, individualized support and advanced professional development for newly-credentialed teachers, and is the preferred pathway to a California Clear Multiple or Single Subject teaching credential. * The BTSA Induction program is co-administered by the California Department of Education (CDE) and the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

* For a clear Education Specialist or Career Technical Education credential, please check with your local Induction program.

"I’m definitely growing and partly because I was forced to reflect on all my practices and what was going well and what wasn’t. […] I feel like I’ve grown in a number of ways and will continue to grow."
Jonathan Young
Participating Teacher

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