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 an Application/Interest Form to BTGDI is required to determine eligibility for participation.


     The BTGDI Application Process     
    The 2018-19 BTGDI application process is now OPEN!  Until maximum enrollment capacity is reached for the 2018-19 school year, individuals submitting applications now will be considered for Fall 2018 BTGDI enrollment.


    Click Here To Be Directed To The 2018-19 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.