• TGI Logo Teacher Growth & Induction (TGI) Requirements

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

    TGI Eligibility Requirements 

    Participating Teachers must:

    • Be assigned to a LAUSD school or an affiliated charter school
    • Hold a valid California multiple subject or single subject preliminary teaching credential, varifiable on the CTC website at the time of application
    • Currently be serving as a full-time teaching position as a teacher of record

    NOTE: Teachers in any substitute assignment, pool, pre-K infant, or ROP assignments are ineligible to participate in Teacher Growth and Induction (TGI).

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

    The Fall 2023 TGI Candidate Teacher Application 

    The enrollment window to apply for Winter 2023 Candidate Teacher Application is now closed. The enrollment window for Fall 2023 will open in May 2023.

    For questions and information about the application process, please contact Christina Mendez at christina.r.mendez@lausd.net.  

    Early Completion Option (ECO)

    Once enrolled in Teacher Growth and Induction (TGI), Candidate Teachers that meet the eligibility criteria may apply for an Early Completion Option (ECO). This is an accelerated program option that allows candidate teachers to complete the induction in one year. To be eligible to apply for ECO, applicants must:   

    • Have at least three previous years of full-time teaching experience as the teacher of record in the area authorized by their preliminary credential.
    • Have no other pending requirements other than a Commission approved induction program, such as, but not limited to: TPA, CBEST, CSET, RICA.
    • Demonstrate exceptional teaching ability.

    Additional information will be provided once accepted into TGI. For detailed eligibility requirements, please contact Joshua Kincaid at jmk8877@lausd.net


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