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Policy 

SB 57 (Scott) provides for an Early Completion Option (ECO) for Multiple and Single Subject Induction candidates. This option is as rigorous as or more rigorous than the full Induction Program, but is offered at an accelerated pace for experienced and exceptional candidates. The Butte County Teacher Induction Program’s Early Completion Option includes an individualized learning plan and evidence of completion. Upon successful completion of the Induction requirements as set forth in this policy, candidates are recommended to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for a Clear Credential.

Eligibility

The candidate must hold a preliminary multiple or single subject credential and be employed in a California school. The intent of the law is to serve experienced and exceptional candidates.

Application Process: (Due October 1)

  1. Contact your district induction coordinator and the BCOE Teacher Induction Program of your intention to apply for the option.
  2. Submit an application packet including:

Documentation of a minimum of two years of prior teaching experience as the teacher of record in a K-12 teaching assignment.

Authenticated performance evaluations from two prior years of teaching, demonstrating successful teaching practices.

Two recommendations attesting to your success in teaching and appropriateness for ECO; one must be from your current principal

3. Be prepared to submit documentation of work, if requested, that substantiates your experience and exceptionality. The documentation may include a resume, certificates of completion from professional development courses, assignments, and adjunct duty descriptions.

All of the above criteria must be met as determined by the BCOE Teacher Induction Program and the employing district. In addition, the BCOE Teacher Induction Program and employing district retain the right to request any additional evidence that may be necessary to determine a candidate’s appropriateness for the ECO. An ECO candidate’s will be paired with an exceptional mentor.

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