Each Induction Candidate will demonstrate development and growth in the profession by building on the knowledge and skills gained during Preliminary Preparation Program in a robust mentoring system that helps each candidate develop an Individualized Learning Plan to work to meet the California Standards for the Teaching Profession. Induction Candidates will become eligible for their California Clear Credential after completing 2 years of Induction Coursework or by completing TUSD Induction Early Completion Option, ECO.
Eligibility for Induction
To participate, teachers must meet the following credential and employment requirements, as verified by Human Resources:
Multiple Subject, Single Subject, or Education Specialist Preliminary Credential
Out of state credential with less than two years of contracted teaching experience
Employment in a certificated teaching assignment in Tracy Unified School District
Please note that interns, teachers holding a Clear Credential, and substitute teachers are not eligible for TUSD Induction participation, however all new hires are eligible for the Tracy Teacher Induction Program (TTIP).
Below are some of the tools to support Candidates in the Induction Program.
YEAR ONE AND YEAR TWO CANDIDATES
**Mentors must attend ALL meetings with their Participating Teacher
Quarterly Collaborative 1
Knowing Your Context for teaching
Quarterly Collaborative 2
What did I learn? Where do I go from here?
Year 1 Candidate/Mentor Meetings
Quarterly Collaborative 3
Identify areas of refinement, focusing and going deeper
Quarterly Collaborative 4
What did I learn about my teaching?
Year 2 Candidate Exit Interviews
Celebration of Collaboration and Growth
***If for any reason you are unable to attend a meeting or training, you must contact the TUSD Induction office in advance of the meeting for approval to complete a makeup assignment