Teacher Induction Program

    4210 Technology Dr. Room 250, Fremont, CA 94538
    Phone (510) 659-2527   Fax 510-659-2532

    The purpose of the FUSD Teacher Induction Program is to offer general education and special education teachers who hold a Preliminary Multiple Subjects, Preliminary Single Subject, or Preliminary Education Specialist Credentials the opportunity to fulfill the requirements for the California Clear Credential.

    Individualized support and assistance is provided to new teachers through the services of a knowledgeable mentor. The goal of this support is to improve the educational performance of students and to enable the new teacher to be effective in teaching students who are culturally, linguistically, socio-economically, and academically diverse. FUSD Teacher Induction is dedicated in helping new teachers improve their teaching and establish a commitment to continuous self-improvement.

    Application Procedures: At the time of hire, the district HR Credential Analyst will have you complete an Induction Admission Application if you have a preliminary teaching credential. A thorough evaluation of your credential status will be completed by the Credential Analyst and the Induction Specialist. If you are eligible for the FUSD Teacher Induction Program, you will be contacted by Induction Program staff to complete the enrollment process. Upon enrollment, you will be given information on how to complete the program Orientation. Additionally, Induction staff and/or your site administrator will notify you of the name of your Induction Mentor. This Mentor match will be made within 30 days of enrollment in the FUSD Teacher Induction Program. Please also see Two Year Program Completion Requirements.​

    For more information on program requirements, please contact Kristina Najarro, Induction Specialist.


    Heidi Beck
    Induction Specialist
    510-659-2527 Ext. 12319
    Kristina Najarro
    Induction Specialist
    510-659-2527 Ext. 12621

    Shirley Leung
    Induction Assistant
    510-659-2527  Ext. 12617

    Christie Rocha, Ed.D.
    Director of Federal & State Programs and FUSD Induction
    510-659-2531 Ext. 12631