Teacher Induction Program Year 1 Mentor (prev #: EDU-X734A)

Course Available
3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Teacher Induction Mentors Only

The Teacher Induction Program is a two year, California state-approved system that includes the individualized assistance of a Mentor on a regular basis. The Mentor helps with the collection of evidence and data that reflects the California Standards for the teaching profession and state adopted academic standards over time. The Teacher Induction Program promotes reflection and formative assessment about teaching skills and practices allowing credential candidates to experience rich quality embedded professional development.


Course Details

Number of Units: Units provided are graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours. The unit values vary by district. Check your district's section for the unit value offered.

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers enrolled in mentor programs with their district and/or consortium.

Note: See each section for details, as they vary by district.



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Course Date Units Price
EDC-X720M – Fresno 01 Mar 202431 Aug 2024 3 $237

Teacher Induction Program Year 1 Mentor INDUCTION PROGRAM (prev# EDU-X734A)

01 Mar 202431 Aug 2024
Credit Validation
In Person

District: Fresno County Office of Education

Audience: Year 1 Teacher Induction Program Mentors. NO RETROACTIVE ENROLLMENTS

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 31, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Supporting credential candidates in learning and practicing effective teaching strategies in a classroom environment
  • Guiding teacher participants in reflecting on what works for replication and how it could work in a given context
  • Using formative assessment over time to improve the performance of teacher candidate


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

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Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.