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The Ventura County General Education Induction Consortium (Gen Ed IC) is a two-year, developmentally sequenced program of support and assessment for newly credentialed teachers in California. The program is accredited by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) and is administered by the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), Teacher Support Services department in coordination with a consortium of 22 school districts, local charter schools, private schools, and 5 university partners. 

The General Education Induction Consortium provides services to teachers who have a Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject credential. Combining online and face-to-face professional development coursework and completion of formative assessment documents during fieldwork with an experienced mentor, each candidate is guided to successful demonstration of required program competencies.

Benefits of the Induction Program Include: 

  • Recommendation for the Clear Credential upon completion of all program elements and CTC requirements
    • An Individualized Learning Plan documenting completion of the credentialing process and professional growth
    • Support and mentoring from a trained peer mentor; and
    • Current professional learning opportunities; 
  • Early completion option (one-year program) for qualified participants
  • Opportunities to expand your educational resume
    • University coursework credit available for salary advancement (dependent upon your district’s specific policies). 
    • Credit toward master's degree programs with Grand Canyon University (VCOE-GCU MA Partnership)

For more information, please contact an Academic Advisor at (805) 437-1320 or academicadvise@vcoe.org

Announcements

Program Registration for 2016-2017

The registration period for the Spring 2017 is now open! Click the following for registration instructions:

New (Year 1) Candidates

Returning (Year 2) Candidates


Units for Induction

Candidates have the option of purchasing 5 semester units from California Lutheran University for the current year of Induction. The Unit Application form is available under the Links and Resources section of this page. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2017.

If you purchased units for a previous year of Induction and need to request a transcript, go to California Lutheran University Registrar's website. Official transcripts may be requested after July 30th of each year. 


Applying for Clear Credential

If you completed the General Education Induction Consortium and need to apply for your clear credential, please refer to the instructions available in the Links and Resources section of this page.

Contacts
Name Title Email
Kim Uebelhardt Executive Director kuebelhardt@vcoe.org
Dr. Cloetta Veney Director I cveney@vcoe.org
Jane Mintz Director I jmintz@vcoe.org
Leslie Comstock Coordinator II lcomstock@vcoe.org
Robert Hochberg Coordinator II rhochberg@vcoe.org
Angie Jacobsen Administrative Assistant II ajacobsen@vcoe.org
Pam Starkey Administrative Assistant II pstarkey@vcoe.org
Jackie Lozano Administrative Assistant I jlozano@vcoe.org
For credential advisement, contact:

Diana Westbrook Senior Academic Advisor academicadvise@vcoe.org
Kathy Friel Academic Advisor academicadvise@vcoe.org
Administrative Services Center
5189 Verdugo Way • Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-383-1900 • Fax: 805-383-1908

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5100 Adolfo Road • Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-383-1900 • Fax: 805-437-1305

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