Capistrano Unified School District Teacher Induction Program
Our mission is to cultivate, support, and retain reflective and collaborative educators who embrace the District’s goal of engaging students in meaningful, challenging, and innovative educational experiences to increase post-secondary options for all students.
To obtain verification of previous program completion, contact Riki Belshe at firstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 234-9387
The Induction Office is located in Room 123 in the CUSD Education Center
See below for Teacher Induction Program Requirements
Teacher Induction Enrollment Requirements:
The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) requires California teachers with a preliminary credential to enroll in an approved two-year Induction program, within their first year of teaching, to earn the recommendation for a clear credential. To participate in the CTC-approved Capistrano USD Teacher Induction Program, Candidates must have a year-long contract and be teaching in a classroom setting, in order to demonstrate their growth in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession. Please contact the Program Coordinator for information.
Teacher Induction Completion Requirements:
Successful completion of the Capistrano USD Teacher Induction Program requires two-years of successful completion of the program. Each year includes collaboration with the candidate's mentor on average one-hour each week and submission of two Individual Learning Plans (ILP) which provide evidence of growth toward mastery of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.