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					                                                 DISTRICT 7 BTSA Contacts:
SUPPORT FOR BTSA TEACHERS
                                                 BTSA Specialist                 BEGINNING
Each participating teacher is assigned a         Donna R. Simien                 TEACHER SUPPORT
support provider. Support providers are          donna.simien@lausd.net
experienced teachers who are chosen at                                           AND ASSESSMENT
every school site by the local school            BTSA Secretary
selection committee to work with one or          Patty Barrios
two participants.                                323-242-1402
                                                 pat.barrios-dugarel@lausd.net



                                                                                 BTSA
Support providers collaborate with BTSA
participants on instructional goals and guide
participants through the CFASST Process.         BTSA Support Provider/
                                                 DELTA Specialist
Support Providers commit to a minimum of         Flora Obie
8 hours a month with each participant; attend    flora.obie@lausd.net
CFASST training, participate in the Support
Provider Conference, and meet occasionally
with the Local District Specialist and other
                                                 BTSA Websites:
support providers.

Support providers register for training at the
                                                 District 7
                                                 http://district-7.lausd.net
                                                                                 A PROGRAM FOR 1ST
BTSA website http://acts.lausd.net/BTSA .                                           AND 2ND YEAR
                                                 Central
                                                 http://acts.lausd.net/BTSA/       TEACHERS WITH
                                                 State
                                                                                    PRELIMINARY
                                                 http://www.btsa.ca.gov/            CREDENTIALS

  BTSA
Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment             DISTRICT 7


   We don’t learn to teach;                          10616 S. Western Avenue
                                                     Los Angeles, CA 90047
  we learn from our teaching.                        Phone: 323-242-1300
                                                     Fax: 323-242-1393 or 1392
                                                                                     Carol Truscott
                                                                                    Superintendent
                                                                                                                          Induction Program
                                                                                                                      The LAUSD Induction Program requires

           2007 – 2008 BTSA INDUCTION                                                                                 teachers with a Preliminary Credential to
                                                                                                                      complete a two-year Induction Program.
                                                                                                                      Upon completion and an Exit Portfolio Review
                                                                                                                      teachers will be recommended to receive a
                                                                                                                      Professional Clear Credential.
             District 7 Schedule                          Optional Mid-Year Conference
                                                          (Required for Joint Masters/BTSA Participants)
                                                                                                                                           Year 1
Year 1 Orientations (attend one)                          Saturday, March 1, 2008 (7:30 Reg.) 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
July 21, 2007 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Pickwick Gardens      Wednesday, March 19, 2008 (7:30 Reg.) 8:00 am – 4:00 pm        Enroll in State and District BTSA
August 17, 2007 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Cal State LA                                                                       Maintain an Induction Portfolio
August 28, 2007 -8:00 am – 4:00 pm –LAX Radisson          Year 1 Colloquium                                              Attend an Orientation Meeting
September 29. 2007 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Cal State LA     May 12, 2008 – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Holiday Inn
                                                                                                                         Attend at least 6 hours of District 7 BTSA
November 3, 2007 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm – LAX Sheraton
                                         Four Points      Year 2 Colloquium (attend one)
                                                                                                                          Seminars
                                                          May 22, 2008 – 4:00 pm-8:00 pm – Pickwick Gardens              Attend a Mid-Year Conference (Optional)
Year 2 Orientation (attend one)                           May 29, 2008 – 4:00 pm -8:00 pm – TBD                          Attend the Colloquium
August 24, 2007– 8:00 am-4:00 pm –LAX Radisson            June 7, 2008 – 8:00 am-12 noon – LAX Sheraton Four Points      Attend a Portfolio Review
October 13, 2007 -8:00-4:00 pm-LAX Sheraton Four Points                                                                  Complete CFASST I (Events 1-6)
                                                          Standards 16-20 Evidence of Proficiency guidelines             Complete State Survey
Year 1 BTSA Teacher/Support Provider Seminars             are listed on http://acts.lausd.net/BTSA/                      Complete Induction Standards Evidence
In 2nd semester to allow participants to begin work                                                                       of Proficiency:
with support providers on CFASST and get
acclimated to teaching assignment                                        Professionalism                                      o Standard 18 – Health
                                                                                                                              o Standard 20 – Special Pop.
January 23, 2008 - 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Holiday Inn
                                                                 Register or RSVP to required events                         o Standard 16 – Technology (can
February 11, 2008 – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Holiday Inn                                                                                            st     nd
                                                                       o   Cancel when necessary to help us                        be done in 1 or 2 Yr.)
March 17, 2008 – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Holiday Inn
April 14, 2008 – 4:00 pm-6:00 pm – Holiday Inn
                                                                           avoid unnecessary expenses                    Get and maintain LAUSD email
                                                                 Be prompt to all meetings/events
                                                                 Bring required materials or confirmations
Year 2 BTSA Teacher/Support Provider Seminars                                                                                              Year 2
                                                                 Unrelated materials should not be at events,
October 22, 2007 -4:00 pm - 6:00 pm- Holiday Inn                  i.e.:                                                  Enroll in State and District BTSA
November 19, 2007 – 4:00 – 6:00 pm- Holiday Inn                        o   Ipods or MP3 players                          Maintain an Induction Portfolio
December 10, 2007 – 4:00-6:00 pm- Holiday Inn                          o   Papers to be graded                           Attend an Orientation Meeting
                                                                       o   Novels, newspapers, reading material          Attend at least 6 hours of District 7 BTSA
CFASST Work Time (for PTs that need assistance)                        o   Internet or phone texting
                                                                       o   Knitting
                                                                                                                          Seminars
Events 1 and 7 – October 24, 2007 - 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                                                                    Attend a Mid-Year Conference (Optional)
                                                                       o   Puzzles
Events 2 and 8 – November 28, 2007 - 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm           Be present in the meeting                              Attend the Colloquium
Events 3 and 9 – January 30, 2008 - 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                      Give your full attention to the speaker
                                                                       o                                                 Attend an Exit Portfolio Review
Events 4 and 10 – February 20, 2008 - 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                o   Participate and contribute
Events 5 and 11 –March 26, 2008 - 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                    o   Have a collegial attitude
                                                                                                                         Complete CFASST 2 (Events 7-12)
Events 6 and 12 – April 9, 2008 - 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm              Listen to understand and learn                         Complete State Survey
Held at 52nd Street School DELTA Bungalow                        Put cell phones on “meeting status”                    Complete Induction Standards Evidence
                                                                 Make other arrangements for your children. In           of Proficiency:
                                                                  addition to distracting from your active                    o Standard 19 – English Learners
Portfolio Review (attend one)
                                                                  listening, it’s not fair to them.
May 31, 2008 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Holiday Inn                                                                                o Standard 17 – Equity/Diversity
June 14, 2008- 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Holiday Inn                                                                                o Standard 16 – Technology
June 21, 2008 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Holiday Inn                                                                          Get and maintain LAUSD email