Induction Text

Two teachers sitting in a library smiling at the camera
Mission: Empowering teachers to excel professionally so that all students can realize their full potential.

The Clovis Unified Induction Program offers a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved program for clear Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist credentials.

Clovis Unified Induction Mentoring Programs

  • Pre-Induction (PIPs, STSPs, Interns)
  • Induction (Preliminary Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist)
  • Perfecting Educational Practice (PEP)
  • Peer Assistance and Review (PAR)

Individualized and Collaborative Support focused on:

  • California Standards for the Teaching Profession
  • Individualized Learning Plans (ILP)
  • Action Research
  • Collegial Observations
  • Student Learning and Achievement

Mentors are the heart of the CUSD Induction Program offering weekly, and often daily, support to the Participating Teachers in the district. CUSD Induction Mentors are exemplary classroom teachers who go through a rigorous selection and training process to serve as collegial support and models, impacting teacher performance and student learning and achievement.




Perfecting Educational Practice (PEP)

Peer Assistance and Review (PAR)

Induction Staff

Name Title Phone Number E-Mail
Debbie Parra, Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent
Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability
(559) 327-9352
Kristie Wiens Director, Induction (559) 327-0641
Simi Gill Instructional Coach-Induction (559) 327-0657
Michelle Resendes Instructional Coach-Induction (559) 327-0655
Lori Robinson Instructional Coach-Induction (559) 327-0632
Phil Smith Instructional Coach-Induction (559) 327-0631
Lynn Brannan Administrative Secretary II
(559) 327-0642

News and Updates

Professional Development Opportunities
University Credit
  • FPU Workshop Units for Induction Teachers 2018-2019
  •         (Information coming in January)
  • FPU Workshop Units for Induction SPs Mentors Coaches 2018-2019
  •         (Information coming in January)
  • UOP: 



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