• 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 BTGDI application enrollment window is now OPEN for the 2020-21 school year and will close Friday, September 18, 2020 at 5:00pm. To access the application please click on the link below:

    Click here to be directed to the BTGDI Application Form

    For questions or additional Information regarding the BTGDI Application Process, please contact Cheryl Amberger at cheryl.amberger@lausd.net.

    Click HERE for the iCAAP Program (for Special Education teachers seeking to clear their Preliminary Credential).