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TUSD Induction

PEER COACHING

The TUSD Peer Coaching program is a support system for teachers who are working towards their preliminary credential and is designed to provide ‘just-in-time support’ and opportunities for professional learning. Eligible candidates receive daily support from a mentor teacher and training in the following areas:

  • Instructional strategies
  • Meeting the needs of ELLs
  • Inclusive teaching practices
  • Rigor/Relevance Framework

Eligibility for Peer Coaching

To participate, teachers must meet the following credential and employment requirements:

  • PIP, STSP, or an Intern Credential
  • Employment in a certificated teaching assignment in Tracy Unified School District

Contact:
Bond Cashmere, Program Administrator of Professional Learning & Curriculum
(209) 830-3232 x1553
bcashmere@tusd.net

TRACY TEACHER INDUCTION PROGRAM - TTIP

Unique to Tracy Unified, TTIP is a support system provided to all new hires. Newly hired teachers, regardless of their experience, participate in this 10-day program designed to induct teachers in the culture of Tracy Unified School District.

During six days of pre-service training in July and an additional three days of support, plus workshops throughout their first school-year, new TUSD teachers receive training and support in the following areas:

  • Lesson-planning
  • Classroom Management
  • Overview of District services and supports
  • Release time to observe expert teachers
  • Curriculum support

Contact:
Bond Cashmere, Program Administrator of Professional Learning & Curriculum
(209) 830-3232 x1553
bcashmere@tusd.net

Erin Quintana,
Director of Professional Learning & Curriculum
(209) 830-3232 x1551
equintana@tusd.net