Induction (Beginning Teacher Support)

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Welcome to the SUHSD!  Together we are Putting Students First through great teaching.

Our CTC-approved Induction Program for beginning teachers (including Interns) has been up and running since July 2016.

SUHSD teachers who are qualified to participate in Induction must complete the “Enrollment Form” linked below.  This constitutes enrollment in a Commission on Teacher Credentialing-approved Induction program.


The SUHSD Induction Enrollment form for 17-18 is linked here.

(Please note: you must be logged into your SUHSD Google Drive ( account in order to access this form.)



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Canvas courses for SUHSD Induction are linked below:



Information on the UCSD Extension SUHSD Teacher Induction Q5 Course is linked here; registration deadline for Q1 is 7/31/17.  Information on additional UCSD Extension courses for Fall 2017 (including course numbers) is linked here.

Flyer describing SUHSD Induction Program (including enrollment link) is accessible here.

The July, 2016 issue of Trailhead, the newsletter for SUHSD Teacher Induction, is accessible here.  See below for additional issues from 2016-17.

August 2016     October 2016      December 2016      February 2017     April 2017.

Mentor Materials:

From 2016-17:

Induction Mentor Orientation   and  Induction Mentor Summer Training

Q1 Induction Mentor Workshop   Q2 Induction Mentor Workshop   Q3 Induction Mentor Workshop   Q4 Induction Mentor Workshop

New Mentor Orientation Day One (spring, 17)      New Mentor Orientation Day Two (spring, 17) 

From 2017-18:

Induction Mentor Summer Training

Candidate Materials:

Induction Candidate Orientation     Induction Candidate Q1 Seminar     Induction Candidate Q2 Seminar     Semester One Round Table

Induction Candidate Q3 Seminar     Induction Candidate Q4 Seminar    Semester Two Round Table 

From 2017-18:

Induction Candidate Orientation


CA Standards for the Teaching Profession

Continuum of Teaching Practice

Program Sponsor Alert from CTC: 2015 Teacher Induction Standards

New Teacher Survival Guide from The Teaching Channel

New teachers are encouraged to check out the resources available on twitter (see tab to the right for twitter information) under the hashtag #NTChat; an entire virtual support community for new teachers is available on the NTChat website.


Contact information:

Katrine Czajkowski

Program Manager, Teacher Induction



John Patel (English/Language Arts & History/Social Sciences)

Courtney Kleffman (English/Language Arts)

Alexandra Martinez (Math & Science)

Full-time Induction Mentors

(619) 407-4968


Doreen San Nicolas & Cynthia Acuna

Classified Support