Candidates

Induction Substitute Days

During the program, you're provided with a number of school business substitute days to observe other teachers and/or work on your Induction program requirements. Please observe the guidelines for reserving a school business sub. Remember that any full-day sub can be broken up into two half-day subs when needed.

Year One and ECO Candidates

  • Two sub days (one each semester)
    • The first should be taken as an observation day in the fall to see at least two other experienced teachers
    • The second can be taken for observation, Induction work, or a combination thereof

Year Two Candidates

  • One sub day (either semester)
    • Your full day or two half-days can be taken for observation, Induction work, or a combination thereof

How do I earn my clear credential?

Please see our Requirements of Induction and Memorandum of Understanding (pictured and linked below).

What if my mentor and I are not the right fit?

If you notice that you and your Mentor are not a good fit, we have a Protocol for Changing a Mentor. Please read through the form and then contact Kelly Farrell with any questions at 714-985-8641 or x 82641

New PYLUSD Teachers

PYLUSD New Hire Intake Form

Regardless of the credential you hold, please click the graphic to the right to fill out our intake form. This form should be completed as soon as possible upon hire, as it provides several departments with the information we need to serve our new teachers.