Welcome to Year 2 PT’s
September 24 & 26, 2013
While you are waiting, please
consider, What burning questions do you
have about BTSA?
Write your questions on a sticky note, one per
Then put your question(s) on the wall
Unified School District
BTSA program provides high quality
induction through culturally responsive
mentoring, formative assessment, and
inquiry to empower newly credentialed
teachers to eliminate the opportunity
gap and shepherd all students in the
mastery of 21st century skills.
What’s the difference?
• Introduce yourself to your group.
• Find three things that everyone in your
group has in common that you think no
other group shares.
• Be ready to share out.
First Word, Last Word:
I nsight into self.
N uanced understanding of growth.
Formative Assessment for
California Teachers (FACT)
Context for Teaching and Learning
Assessment of Teaching
Inquiry into Teaching and Learning
(IIP Embedded Across)
Summary of Teaching and
Induction Timeline: FACT
• Year 1
• Year 2
One Inquiry into
Two Inquiries into
Change is the rolling stone.
More focused approach to selfassessment on the Continuum of
More colleagues will be participating.
Another BTSA Induction Coach.
Six Semester Units Available
University of San Diego
$450 per course
Email reminders and registration
• Register and pay on-line (USD)
BTSA & Teacher Quality Panel:
Both BTSA & TQP
• Provide observations with feedback
• Use evidence-based documentation
• Housed in Human Resources
• Linked to California Standards for Teaching
Use the FACT portfolio to document your
growth and reflections.
eFACT Portfolio (http://bit.ly/newfact)
Growth from Last Year
Distance + Time Away + Perturbations =
Opportunity to Reflect
In what ways are you a different teacher from
the end of last year regarding equity for all
Continuum of Teaching
• Fewer CSTPs for Year 2 PT Self Assessment
• Continue with CSTPs 1 & 2
• CSTP 3.3, 3.6; 4.1, 4.4; 5.3, 5.7
Continuum of Teaching
LP: Adapted Explicit
ELD lessons based on
student interest and
LP: Chose lessons
based on CELDT
R: 3rd -5th grade boys
did better when
included into the lesson
SW: Interactive journals
were differentiated and
used as formative
on student learning