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    San Juan Unified Induction Program 

    Welcome to the website of the San Juan Unified School District Center for Teacher Support-Induction Program (formerly BTSA). 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. The District’s Strategic Plan and Theory of Action are the foundation pieces that gro​und us in this work.

    What We Do

    We provide a two year Induction Program to clear both General Education and Education Specialist Preliminary Credentials. In addition to completing the requirements to be recommended by SJUSD Human Resources for your Clear Credential, we provide the optional opportunity to earn six units per year from California State University Sacramento at minimal cost for your participation in the program. 

    What You Do

    During the course of your Induction Program, Candidate will:

    • Complete an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP), Year 1 and Year 2
    • With your Mentor, maintain your ILP in Google Docs 
    • Complete a Credential Clearing Interview 

    How We Do It

    Working with a dedicated Mentor, meet on a regular basis to:

    • Utilize an ILP to guide the Induction Candidate's growth
    • Support Candidate in navigating professional responsibilities and workload
    • Provide opportunity for Veteran Teacher Observations
    • Explore a variety of professional development opportunities
    • Celebrate professional and student successes​






    The San Juan Unified School District Board of Education is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in district programs and activities. District programs, activities and services shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or on the basis of a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. 

    If you believe you have experienced unlawful discrimination, please contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator:

    Linda C. T. Simlick, General Counsel

    3738 Walnut Avenue

    Carmichael, CA  95608

    (916) 971-7110



Last Modified on September 8, 2022