Early Completion Option
Early Completion Option (ECO): Expedited Induction Program--
2. Early Completion Option
Please note: participants accepted into the Early Completion Option will be transitioned to the regular program should they not complete all requirements as scheduled.
Eligibility to Participate:
Requirements will be reviewed at the Early Completion Option Information Session. Please register for 1.1 Year 1 Orientation and the 1.1a ECO Information Session on the same date.
12 13 ECO Applications are anticipated to be available the last week of July.
The BTSA Induction Program is committed to providing participating teachers with high quality professional development and support to assist them in meeting the requirements necessary to obtain a Professional Clear Teaching Credential. The Los Angeles Unified School District BTSA Induction Program provides the following support and assessment components
BTSA Induction Orientation
Participating teachers must attend a BTSA Orientation at the beginning of both years of the BTSA Induction Program. During the Orientation, participating teachers will receive specific information regarding all program components.
Each participating teacher is paired with a highly trained Support Provider taking into consideration credentials held; subject matter knowledge; orientation to learning; relevant experience; current assignments; and geographic proximity. Support Providers develop a confidential relationship of support and assistance with the participating teachers they serve. Support provided includes, but is not limited to, weekly visits to observe teaching practice and provide feedback, demonstration lessons, assistance with planning lessons and assessing student learning, and release time to observe others.
ECO participants must be matched with a Support Provider early in the first semester. Please see your site administrator for assistance.
An Induction Portfolio is a comprehensive collection of authentic assessment activities compiled to demonstrate and document participating teachers’ attainment of each element of the Induction. Standards. Participating teachers will submit their completed portfolios for review at the end of their Induction Program as evidence of completion of all program requirements necessary to apply for a Professional Clear Teaching Credential. Participants will also complete a yearly portfolio review to verify that all requirements are being met.
The BTSA/Induction Program staff believes that continuous improvement based upon the on-going feedback from all program stakeholders is necessary to provide an exceptional program that meets the needs of its participants. With this in mind, all participants will complete multiple program evaluations throughout the year in regards to various program components. This feedback will be analyzed and shared with all stakeholders and improvements to the program will be made.