Poway Professional Assistance Program

PPAP INDUCTION

Welcome to the website of the Poway Unified School District PPAP Induction (formerly BTSA).  The PPAP Induction program offers a two-year commission approved program to teachers seeking to clear their preliminary credential. ​​ California Teacher Induction is a State-led program in conjunction with the California Department of Education (CDE) and the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). California Teacher Induction programs are locally designed and implemented.
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Principles Guiding Induction Work
  • Ensure high quality teaching and learning for all students in the district
  • Collaboration and partnership build upon trust and transparency between the District and Union
  • Support for beginning teachers by teacher leaders

We offer the following California Clear Credential programs:
  • General Education (Multiple and Single Subject)
  • Education Specialist​

Program eligiblity:
  • ​Possession of a Preliminary Credential or Level I credential
  • Less than two years previous contracted teaching experience
  • Currently employed as full time contracted teacher of record in PUSD, K-12
  • Teaching in credentialed area
  • Teaching a minimum of two sections in curricular area
  • Teachers contracted part time will be considered based on the above criteria and program availability.  Substitute and impact teachers are not eligible for Poway's Induction program.
        Questions or concerns regarding eligiblity for Induction should be directed to:
                  Christie Schmit, PPAP Program Coordinator
                   858-521-2800 ext. 2770
                   cschmit@powayusd.com

                   Sandra Huezo, Director, Human Resources
                   858-521-2800 ext. 2762
                   shuezo@powayusd.com


Those enrolled in the program will receive:
  • Two years of ongoing support by an experienced, highly trained Teacher Consultant
  • Job-embedded reflective teaching practice
  • Collaborative opportunities with colleagues​
  • Access to relevant professional development
  • Option to earn up to 12 units through contracted universities​
  • A California Clear Credential​ ​

Tuition: ​​
  • ​No cost to eligible candidates

  • The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District.teacher’s progress.

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 858-521-2800, extension 2761, jjimenez@powayusd.com.
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