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To be eligible to participate in TISP, you must:


Hold a Preliminary California Multiple Subject, Single Subject, or Education Specialist Teaching Credential,

Or hold an out-of-state teaching credential with less than two years  of experience,

Or hold an out-of-country teaching credential,

Be employed in a teaching position by Mount Diablo Unified School District*

And serve as the teacher of record for at least one class in the subject area specified by the preliminary credential


*Private and charter school teachers within MDUSD boundaries may be served by TISP if space is available. If accepted, the participating teacher is responsible for the cost of the program, which may be covered by the employing school. If space is not available, please contact the Contra Costa County Office of Education Induction Program.

The above general eligibility guidelines may not address the specific requirements of your individual credential. If you need further assistance, go to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing website ( or contact the MDUSD Human Resources Department.

In the event that MDUSD no longer sponsors TISP, currently enrolled participating teachers will continue to receive support from a mentor and will complete that year's induction work. Any teachers requiring further induction support to complete their two years will be referred to the Contra Costa County Office of Education.

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact: Kirsten Watson, Teacher Induction and Support Program Coordinator, at