• 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 enrollment window to apply for the Janury 2021 start date is now closed. The enrollment window to apply for the Fall 2021 start date will open on May 17, 2021. For questions or additional information about the 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).