Beginning Teacher Programs

Making a difference in children's education through teacher professional development.


The LACOE Beginning Teacher Programs offers credential programs and professional development opportunities for both general education and special education teachers. In collaboration with 22 local public school districts and over 70 charter schools, LACOE BTP provides a District Intern Program and Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Induction Program (BTSA) for eligible teacher candidates and classroom teachers seeking full California certification.

We also support teachers by offering an Added Autism Authorization & Early Childhood Authorization.
Featured Programs
Pre-Service & District Intern ProgramsPre-Service & District Intern Programs
Are you wondering how you can earn an Education Specialist Credential?...Read more
Teacher Induction ProgramTeacher Induction Program
For eligible teachers holding a Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject Credential that need to Clear their it....Read more
Autism Spectrum Disorder Added AuthorizationAutism Spectrum Disorder Added Authorization
Add ASD authorization to a basic educational specialist credential....Read more
Early Childhood Added AuthorizationEarly Childhood Added Authorization
This program is designed for candidates who have completed their preliminary Education Specialist Credential and are seeking......Read more
California  Subject Examination Test (CSET) PreparationCalifornia Subject Examination Test (CSET) Preparation
The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Beginning Teacher Programs offers test preparation for the CBEST and CSET Multiple Subject Exams. ...Read more