Building Our Own Staff as Teachers (BOOST)

Building Our Own Staff as Teachers (BOOST)

  • The Los Angeles Unified School District's Career Ladder Office is pleased to announce the Building Our Own Staff as Teachers (BOOST) program.  BOOST is funded by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing's California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program, which provides up to $4,000 per participant per year for the next five years.  The Career Ladder was awarded fudning for 45 participants to obtain teaching credentials. 

    BOOST Participants may be any classified staff who has completed a minimum of 60 semester units in college or an Associate of Arts degree and would like to obtain a teaching credential in a District identified high need teaching area.  Currently, Special Education, Physics, Chemistry and Bilingual Education.

    We invite you to get more information by reviewing the presentation slides from the information sessions and apply following the directions below.

     

    Who can apply?

    • Any classified staff
    • Completed a minimum of 60 semester units in college or an Associate of Arts degree
    • Would like to obtain a teaching credential in a District identified high need teaching area
      • Currently, Special Education, Physics, Chemistry and Bilingual Education

     

    Eligibility Criteria (45 member cohort)

    Applicants will be screened holistically based on the following criteria:

    • GPA (minimum of 2.75)
    • Education completed (minimum of 60 semester units)
    • Progress towards credentialing requirements
    • Principal/Supervisor recommendation
    • Attendance meets LAUSD standards

     

    The BOOST Application is now closed.  Thank you to those who have applied.  Applications are being reviewed.  Notifications will be sent via LAUSD email.