Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

New Teacher Induction

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Welcome Teachers!

Saddleback Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) is the sponsor of the SVUSD Induction Program. Through the development and implementation of this comprehensive teacher induction program, SVUSD demonstrates a commitment to the preparation of highly qualified teachers.

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The Program


SVUSD Induction is a two-year, individualized, job-embedded system of mentoring, support and professional learning that begins in the teacher’s first year of teaching as approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.  The program is focused on the key components of individualized learning and robust mentoring.

Who should enroll in the program?

SVUSD teachers who hold a preliminary California Teaching Credential General Education (Multiple Subject or Single Subject) and/or Education Specialist (Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe, Early Childhood Special Education)  wishing to apply for a California Clear Teaching Credential.

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Contact Information

Induction Coordinator

Michael Gomez, Ed.D.

(949) 580-3340 

Induction Specialists

Trish Carter-Anderson

Dawn Horne

Christy Ledford

Teri Ramirez