Induction Memorandum Of Understandings (MOU)

Induction Candidates and Mentors will enter into an Induction Program MOU


Candidate Requirements

A candidate must meet the following requirements and show competence in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) to complete the Induction Program:

  • Agree to enter an Induction program within 30 days of hiring date
  • Attend the New Educator Academy (if applicable)
  • Attend Entrance Interview within 30 days from the start of the program
  • Having a mentor assigned within the first 30 days from the start of the program
  • Meet a minimum of one hour per week with mentor
  • Develop goals within the context of the Individual Learning Plan within the first 60 days of enrollment in the program
  • Complete all program activities and requirements satisfactorily
  • Develop a roadmap outlining the activities that will demonstrate progress towards mastery in  meeting California Standards for the Teaching Profession
  • Document evidence to demonstrate growth in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession through activities outlined in the Individualized Learning Plan
  • Reflect on the learning and professional growth goals indicated within the ILP
  • Colleague and peer observations by candidate
  • Analysis of student and other outcome data
  • Attend Professional Development to become part of the larger learning community within the profession
  • Dedicate time for regular Mentor and Candidate interactions
  • Participate in an Exit Interview at the end of year 2


Mentor Requirements

The following are the minimum qualifications of the mentor teacher:

  • Knowledge of the context and the content area of the candidate’s teaching assignment
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional learning and collaboration
  • Possession of a Clear Teaching Credential
  • Ability, willingness, and flexibility to meet candidate needs for support
  • Minimum of three years of effective teaching experience