Yuba City Unified
Welcome to Yuba City Unified School District Induction Program
Yuba City Unified School District Induction Program
Welcome to the Yuba City Induction Program (YCIP). We provide an Induction Program for first and second year teachers at a level of intensity to make a difference in the performance, retention and satisfaction of beginning teachers. We are committed to building a learning community of and for professionals through trust and collaboration as teachers grow in knowledge, skills and abilities. We understand that teaching and learning are high-risk activities, and that risks are necessary to promote growth in teachers and students.
Recruit and retain quality teachers
Prepare new teachers by guiding them through researched based practices aligned with:
Induction Program Standards
The California Standards for the Teaching Profession.
Use the YCUSD Induction Program Individual Learning Plan (ILP) as a professional growth and development tool.
What We Do
We provide a two year Induction Program to clear a General Education or Education Specialist preliminary Credential. In addition to completing the requirements to be commended by YCUSD Human Resources for your Clear Credential, we provide the optional opportunity to earn six units per year from Brandman University at a minimal cost for your participation in the program. Candidates will be matched with an Induction Mentor within 30 days of enrollment. CSTP related goals will be defined by an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) within the first 60 days of enrollment. Candidates will receive no less than an hour a week of support/mentoring provided and/or coordinated by their mentor.
What the Candidate does
Meet weekly with their Mentor
Compete an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP), Four Cycles
With your Mentor, maintain your ILP in Google Docs
Attend scheduled meetings
What the Mentor does
Utilize the ILP process to guide the Candidates growth
Support Candidate in navigating professional responsibilities and workload
Arrange for Veteran Teacher Observations (once per cycle)
Explore with Candidate a variety of professional development opportunities
Celebrate with Candidate professional and student successes
STAGE I: PREREQUISITE
STAGE II: ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
STAGE III: ALIGNMENT WITH STANDARDS AND PRECONDITIONS
STAGE IV: PROVISIONAL APPROVAL OR DENIAL
STAGE V: GRANTING FULL INSTITUTIONAL APPROVAL
Full institutional approval is granted after the program sponsor has operated the induction program for three years and meets all the requirements/compliance of the accreditation process at the end of the third year.