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   Teacher Support Services » General Ed Induction Consortium (BTSA)
  General Education Induction Consortium  




Kim Uebelhardt
Executive Director


Teacher Support Services provides assistance to employed teachers seeking additional teaching certifications.

In addition to the Multiple/Single Subjects Induction Clear Credential, Teacher Support Services offers many other learning opportunities. 

Other Professional Learning Opportunities  

  • Teacher Leader Certificate Academy
  • Instructing and Calibrating Workshops for
    • Classroom Observers
    • District Coaches/Mentors
    • University Supervisors
  • Designing and Using Rubrics
  • Classroom Management Workshops


Dr. Cloetta Veney,
Director I

Dr. Deanna Brady
Coordinator II

Robert Hochberg
Content Specialist



The Ventura County General Education (Multiple/Single Subjects) Induction Clear Credential, formerly called BTSA, is a two-year, developmentally sequenced program of support and assessment for newly credentialed teachers in California. The CTC approved induction program is administered by the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), Teacher Support Services department in cooperation with a consortium of 22 school districts, local charter schools, private schools, and 5 university partners.

Benefits of the Induction Clear Program include: 
  • Recommendation for the Clear Credential upon completion of all program elements and CTC requirements
  • An Induction Portfolio documenting completion of the credentialing process and professional growth
  • Support and mentoring from a trained peer support provider; 
  • Current Quality Professional Learning (QPL) opportunities; and             
  • Release time for professional development activities or peer observation.
  • Early completion option for qualified participants 

Opportunities to expand your educational resume:

  • Master's degree option; and/or
  • University coursework credit available for salary advancement (dependent upon your district’s specific rules).                                                         
For more information, please contact an Academic Advisor at (805) 437-1320 or academicadvise@vcoe.org

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Program Registration for 2015-2016

Applications to the General Ed Induction Program is now open! Click to apply:

Year 1 Application (new candidates)

Year 2 Application (returning candidates)

Applying for Clear Credentials

If you completed the General Education Induction program and need to apply for your clear credential, please refer to the instructions available in "General Program Forms" page under the Links section on this webpage.

Cal Lutheran Units

Grades for Continuing Education Units for completion of the General Education Induction program for the current year will be available after August 1st.  To request transcripts, please go to CLU's Transcript website.


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Kim Uebelhardt
Executive Director 

Dr. Cloetta Veney
Director I 

Dr. Deanna Brady
Coordinator II

Robert Hochberg
Content Specialist

Angie Jacobsen
Sr. Secretary 

Jackie Lozano

For credential/program questions:
Diana Westbrook, Sr. Academic Advisor
Kathy Friel, Academic Advisor
(805) 437-1320 


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Question: "How do I apply to the program?"
Answer: Instructions to apply are available on the General Ed Induction Application webpage

If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact an Academic Advisor at (805) 437-1320 or email academicadvise@vcoe.org.


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