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									                                                  Laptop Check-Out
Registering with BTSA 
                                                  Available for 2009-2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                        August/September 2009
                                                      The New Teacher Support
All BTSA Induction participants must register online                                                      Calendar 2009
with at the following URL:            Department has laptops available         for check-out in two
                                                      week increments.                                    Aug 17-20   FACT Training-New SPs                                         Revised California Standards for the
At this site, you may create your own username        Each laptop is loaded                                           9:00-3:30 Florida Rm                                          Teaching Profession (CSTP)
and password.  You will use this username and 
                                                      with Microsoft Office                               Aug 19      Mainstreaming Special Populations
                                                                                                                                                                                    The draft CSTP are available for review at
password each time you return to the site.  After                                                                     9:00-3:00 Montana Rm
                                                      which includes                                                                                                                CTC website and are ready for the approval
registering at this site, you will log onto the site                                                      Aug 24      Classroom Organization, Secondary Emphasis
                                                      Powerpoint for all                                              9:00-12:00 Sutter Rm 211
                                                                                                                                                                                    process. The 1997 version of the CSTP was
using the following URL:                                                                                                                                                            adopted by the Commission and approved
                                                      your presentation                                                                                Aug 24      Classroom Management, Secondary Emphasis                      by the Superintendent of Public Instruc-
                                                      needs. Please contact                                           1:00-4:00 Sutter Rm 211
                                                                                                                                                                                    tion (SPI). The work to review and revise
If you have questions regarding,      Karla Faucett, in advance, via                                  Building Effective School, Family & Community Partnerships    the CSTP has included staff from both the
                                                                                                          Aug 24
please contact :                                      email: karla-faucett@sac-                                       1:00-4:00 Montana Rm                                          CTC and the California Department of
Karla Faucett at (643‐2152) karla‐faucett@sac‐ or telephone at 643-                 Aug 25      Strategies For Effective Home Visits                          Education (CDE). The staff from the CDE or                                     2152 for more information.                                      9:00-12:00 Montana Rm                                         is working with the SPI and it is expected
                                                                                                          Aug 25      Families As Partners, Elementary Emphasis                     that he will also approve the CSTP. In ad-
Cancy McArn at (643‐7496) or cancy‐mcarn@sac‐                                                                         1:00-4:00 Indiana Rm                                          dition, the revised CSTP will be presented                                                                                           Aug 25      FACT Training Refresher SPs (1st Session Offered)             to the State Board of Education as an in-
                                                                                                                      9:00-3:30 Genesis                                             formation item once both the Commission
                                                                                                                                                                                    and SPI have taken action. It is expected
BTSA Induction Goals                                           Vision Statement
                                                                                                          Aug 25      Support Provider Meeting, Elementary & Secondary
                                                                                                                      3:00-5:00 Genesis-Multipurpose Rm                             the CSTP will be approved by the CTC at
                                                                                                                                                                                    their August meeting. Once approved,
• Improve beginning teaching performance        SCUSD’s BTSA Induction program will guide and             Aug 26      FACT Training Refesher SPs (2nd Session offered)
                                                                                                                      9:00-3:30 Genesis-Multipurpose Rm                             CSTP booklets will be available via Cluster
• Improve teaching of students from diverse     support participating teachers by providing flexible
                                                                                                                      Classroom Organization, Special Ed Emphasis
                                                                                                                                                                                    Region Directors.
                                                individualized support, implementing a structured         Aug 26
  backgrounds                                                                                                         9:00-12:00 Indiana Rm
                                                curriculum and offering guidance through induction
• Improve learning for all students             specific standards; yet will remain flexible enough to    Aug 26      Classroom Management, Elementary Emphasis
                                                                                                                      9:00-12:00 Florida Rm
• Increase new teacher satisfaction             address unique issues faced by beginning teachers.                                                                                 Amy Mendoza
                                                                                                          Aug 26      Families As Partners, Secondary Emphasis
• Retain capable new teachers                                                                                         9:00-12:00 Genesis                                           Amy delivered Lucille Kay
• Provide professional development to new                                                                 Aug 26      Classroom Management , Special Ed Emphasis                   on July 3, 2009 at 3:04 pm.
                                                                                                                      1:00-4:00 Indiana Rm                                         Lucy weighed 7 lbs 4 oz and is 19.5 inches.
  teachers in order to satisfy CLEAR creden-             Sacramento City Unified School District
  tial requirements of the California Commis-    Human Resource Services, New Teacher Support             Aug 26      Classroom Organization, Elementary Emphasis
                                                     BTSA Induction Program, Serna Center                             1:00-4:00 Florida Rm                                         Congratulations to our newest
  sion on Teacher Credentialing.                                                                                                                                                   BTSA baby and mom!
                                                                                                          Aug 26      How To Use Teacher Data Bases At SCUSD
                                                                 Phone: 916-643-9052                                  1:00-4:00 Serna Training Rms A & B
                                                                  Fax: 916-643-9478
                                                                                                          Aug 27      Zangle Teacher Training (Mandatory For All Teachers)
                                                                                                                      10:00-12:00 Serna Training Rms A & B
                                                        Cancy McArn:
                                                        Karla Faucett:
Professional Development Requirements
                                                                                     Commission on
BTSA Participants have 2 sets of                                                  Teacher Credentialing
Professional Development Hours:
                                                                                                                         Clear Credentials
                                                                     Total Number of Applications Processed –
                                                                    264,969                                              Earned Through BTSA: 2008-2009
•     18-hour requirement for the district that is                     New applications – 49% •
      already a part of your salary schedule                           Renewals – 51% •                                  The following BTSA Induction Participants have met their Clear Credential
      (these are most important and you should
                                                                    Average processing time – 67% of all appli-          requirements and have been recommended, by Sacramento City BTSA
                                                                    cations are processed within 10 days and the
      make sure that you get these first, other-                    remaining are processed in under 50 days.            Induction, to California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) for
      wise your pay will be docked at the end of                                                                         their Professional Credentials:
      the year). You may sign up for these on e-
      schools. You may access your hours by                                                                              Chris Acton         Rachel Desler       Annie Hoekman       Maria Mego          Preeti Shankar
      printing a transcript on e-schools.                          The Commission on Teacher Credentialing will be
•     20-hour requirement for the BTSA
                                                                   closed on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Friday of each month      Tracy Adams         Bennae Dillingham   Yana Horton         Jill Meshwert       Eric Schumacher

      Induction program. You use any-                              Governor Schwarzenegger issued Executive Order        Jonathan Andrews    Erica Dobbins       Warad Ibkheitan     Mary Ann Mulligan   Pam Shimabukuro
      thing listed in e-schools to satisfy                         S-13-09 on July 1, 2009 that furloughs state em-
      these hours. You may also use                                ployees and closes state offices for three days a     Cristina Bautista   Sarah Enriquez      Jessica James       Sean Nolan          Daniel Slepicka
      things that are less formal. Some                            month through June 2010.
      examples of activities that may count in-                Elisabeth Belan     Karina Figuero      Audria Johnson      Claire Norris       Sylvia Soles
      clude BTSA Induction Seminars (found on; department meetings                                                                              Katherine Bell      Adrienne Fong       William Jones       David Phanthai      Joan Taylor
      that you are NOT paid for and that are NOT
      part of your regular work day; and meet-                                                                           Heather Brumbaugh   Chris Foster        Suzie Kizner        Tiffany Planchon    Nisha Turturici
      ings that are held outside of your work day                  Trends in Math and Science Credentials Issued in
                                                                                                                         Lisa Bujalski       Christy Garcia      James Lam           Tracie Podsednik    Jade Vang
      that you are NOT paid for and that you are                   2007-08, the Commission issued about 1,700 cre-
      NOT using to meet some other require-                        dentials in Mathematics and another 1,500 creden-     Craig Burkhouse     Sarah Garrett       Danny Lee           Nicole Quinn        Laura Villegas
      ment. Your Support Provider is the person                    tials in Science to California-prepared and out-of-
      that will sign off on these hours and so you                 state-prepared teachers. Together these two sub-      Brian Campbell      Patricia Garrity    Denise Lee          Martin Ramirez      Chris Voisin
      should share the activities with them if                     jects accounted for nearly one-third of the total
      you're feeling unsure.                                       single subject credentials issued (17% and            Laura Carter        Ruth Greco          Stephanie LeSieur   Randall Richey      Sarah Wagner

•     Often times you have a choice where you                      15%, respectively).                                   Karen Converse      Jeremy Hammond      Kristi Lofton       Shakera Rigsby      Kuanwen Wang
      use the hours (18-hour obligation or BTSA-
      20 obligation). It is important to remember                                                                        Victoria Carr       Jenny Hanson        Amie Luong          Robert Romero       Chris Watkins
      that you can only use the hours ONCE.
                                                                                                                         Roberta Castro      Renae Hering        Erin Marston        Kelly Ryan          Bradley Webster
                                                        August 2009
        Phases of First Year Teacher’s Attitude Toward Teaching-Where are we in the cycle?
                                                                                                                         Sarah Darling       Chris Herner        Allyson McCrory     Lynne Saaman        Megan Williams
    Anticipation                                                   Anticipation
                                                                                  Reflection                             Nicole Dennison     Joy Herzog          Tarik McFall        Keith Sabini        Hlao Yang

                          Survival                           Rejuvenation
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Cary Zierenberg
           Aug     Sept     Oct      Nov   Dec   Jan   Feb   Mar    Apr     May   Jun July

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