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HTH Induction Program


What is an Induction (Clear Credential) program?
Induction is designed to support the professional development of newly-credentialed, beginning teachers. The program benefits participants by offering hands-on teacher training that emphasizes project-based learning, HTH philosophy and a collegial support network. Teacher Induction represents the process by which teachers will earn their Clear credential through advanced study of teaching practice aligned with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP).

Program Highlights:

  • Two-year program, self-paced
  • Classroom based inquiry work
  • Project-Based pedagogy
  • Mentoring Support
  • Monthly professional development (on-site labs and collegial support)
  • Aligned to the CSTP
  • Successful completion results in a Clear California Teaching Credential
  • Accredited by the CTC

Induction Programs of Study:

  • Clear General Education Program of Study (Single & Multiple Subjects credential holders)
  • Clear Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Program of Study

Induction Admission & Prerequisites

Induction Admission Criteria

Employed or offered employment as the teacher of record, 50% or more time, in a K-12 public school environment within San Diego county.MOU
If employed at a school outside of HTH Charter, then HTH credentialing will seek to establish a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining roles and responsibilities for Induction support.Prerequisites
Hold a CA (SB2042) Preliminary Teaching Credential in one of the following areas:

  • Single Subject
  • Multiple Subjects or
  • Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Disabilities



HTH Induction Interest Form: Click Here


Once a Teacher completes the requirements of the HTH Induction Program, HTH is authorized by the CTC to recommend teachers for a Clear Single Subject, Multiple Subjects or Education Specialist Mild/Moderate credential.

Program Fees

Program Fees:

Flexible monthly payment plans are available. The program fees below are for incoming participants for the 2016-17 school year.

Induction (per year) $2,000* Program Fee with Mentor stipend covered by your school
Induction (ECO-1 yr option) $3,000* Program Fee with Mentor stipend covered by your school
*Additional fee of $1,500 required if a HTH Mentor is requested by partner school participants.


Course Catalog – coming soon!

Induction FAQs

Induction FAQs

1) Can I clear my credential with your program if I am not a High Tech High Teacher?

Yes- teachers who hold an SB2042 Preliminary credential who are working as a teacher in an assignment that matches their credential, and live within San Diego county, are welcome to participate in our program.

2) I have completed year 1 in a different program, will that count for your program?

Yes- request a verification document from your former Induction program that outlines your work in their program.

3) What is the cost of year two in your program?

The cost for our Induction program is $2,000/per year. There is an additional $1,500 fee if HTH provides you with a Mentor. Flexible payment plans available using either a credit or debit card, or we can invoice your school if they are helping to pay part/all of the program fee.

4) What is the start and end date of your program?

Attend 8 monthly meetings (September – May).

5) What time commitment is required outside of work? (I work from 8:00 to 4:00 PM, and would like to avoid missing work if possible).

Attend 8 meetings throughout the year, held on Monday nights, at our Point Loma location from 4:45 – 7 pm (2.5 hours). You will also meet weekly with your Mentor, participate in observations, and complete all required online coursework.

6) Do I have to have a mentor?


7) My credential is about to expire this year. Who can help me with an extension?

Enrolled candidates can contact our credential analyst for assistance in applying for a one or two year extension.

8) I hold two credentials: Single Subject-Math and a Multiple Subjects. Can I clear both credentials in your Induction program?

Yes, dual credential holders can clear both credentials as long as you have access to teaching students in each of those content areas. An individual learning plan will be established to outline specifics.

9) Do I have to be employed as a teacher?

Yes- to enroll in Induction you must be employed as the teacher of record, at least 50% time, in an appropriate setting. Long term substitutes, Academic Coaches or Instructional Aides are not eligible to enroll.