Induction Program

The LACOE Beginning Teacher Programs Induction Program is a state-approved 2042 Induction Program for eligible teachers holding Preliminary Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist, or Level I Education Specialist credentials who need to complete teacher induction for their Professional Clear Credential. Induction is a two-year job embedded program where Candidates meet weekly with an experienced mentor to create an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) using the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) that aligns with local goals and expectations.  A one-year Early Completion Option (ECO) is available to candidates who meet eligibility criteria. Upon completion of the Induction Program and verification of all requirements, Candidates are recommended for a Clear Teaching Credential. 

Prospective candidates must attend an information meeting, an advisement meeting, and pay a $250 nonrefundable advisement fee. Currently, tuition is $4,000 per year for two-years.

University course credit may be purchased upon successful completion program requirements.

For more information or to register for an Information Meeting, visit