OCDE Teacher Induction Program

(New Teacher Center Article)​​​

​​For more information please contact:​​​​​
Kathy Boyd
Director ​
Jacquelyn Sanborn
Phone: 714-327-8187
Susan Carle
Phone: 714-966-4159
Diana Abdelmalak
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 714-966-3526​​

Mailing Address for Applications:​​​​​
Orange County Department of Education
200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Attn: Jacquelyn Sanborn


A CTC-approved, two-year induction program is the preferred pathway to securing a California Clear Multiple and/or Single Subject teaching credential.

          Our mission is to support new teachers.

We offer the following California Clear Credential Programs:
  • Education Specialist-mild/moderate
  • Education Specialist-moderate/severe
  • Multiple Subject
  • Single Subject

Program requirements include:
  1. Possession of a Level 1 or preliminary credential, currently employed as a teacher and working with a core group of students throughout the school year.
  2. Demonstrate classroom application of California Standards for the Teaching Professional.
  3. Use of LMS for Online content delivery and program resources. 
  4. Collaborate with mentor/lead mentor

Those enrolled in the program will receive:
  • Two years of ongoing support by an experienced, highly trained mentor
  • Job-embedded reflective teaching practice
  • Collaborative opportunities with colleagues
  • Access to high quality, relevant professional development
  • Option to earn up to 6 units through partnered universities
  • A California Clear Credential upon satisfactory completion of all requirements
  • $3600.00 per program year ($300.00 processing fee due with application)
  • Participating Consortium Districts may pay tuition (contact your school or district office for details)
  • Payment plans and loan options are available

Enrollment is now closed for the 2018-2019 Program Year

Enrollment for next program year will be opened on this website in May 2019.
*For questions, please contact a Coordinator or the Administrative Assistant