• Beginning Teacher Growth & Development Induction (BTGDI) Requirements

    Teachers interested in participating in BTGDI must first begin with the application process to determine eligibility.  The major eligibility requirements and criteria are as follows:

    BTGDI Eligibility Requirements and Criteria

    Participating Teachers must:

    • be assigned to a LAUSD or LAUSD Affiliated Charter School
    • hold a California Preliminary Teaching Credential in General Education (i.e., Multiple Subject or Single Subject)
    • currently be in a full-time position teaching in a subject area authorized by the credential
    • not be applying to BTGDI to clear an Education Specialist credential

    NOTE:  Teachers in any substitute assignment, pool, pre-K infant, or ROP assignments are ineligible to participate in BTGDI

    Additional eligibility requirements or criteria may apply.  Submitting a BTGDI Application Form is required to determine eligibility for participation.

    The BTGDI Application Process

    The 2019-20 BTGDI Application Process and Spring 2020 enrollment is now CLOSED!  The 2020-21 BTGDI Application Process will begin after July 1, 2020.  The Fall 2020-21 enrollment application is not available at this time.  When the application is available, it may be accessed via the below link:

    Click here to be directed to the BTGDI Application Form


    For questions or additional Information regarding the BTGDI Application Process, please contact the Teacher Training Academy/BTGDI Office at 213-241-4252