Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA)

Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Induction (BTSA)

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BTSA Induction, an acronym for "Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment" Induction, is a state-funded program co-sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE) and the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).


The program engages preliminary credentialed teachers in a job-embedded formative assessment system of support and professional growth to fulfill the requirements for the California Clear Single Subject credential. The AUHSD BTSA Induction programs is designed and implemented in accordance with the Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Professional Teacher Induction Programs (PDF) and aligned to the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (PDF). (


If you have questions, please contact Billie Schwartz : BTSA Induction Par Consultant  at or (714) 999-5601.


Resources and Information for Support Providers and Participating Teachers is on the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment/Induction Haiku Site. (