Clear Induction Credential Program Courses

All Clear Credential courses are offered online. Below is a listing of the Education Specialist Clear Credential Courses (16 units):

ESPE 634. Reflective Inquiry: Seminar for Clear Induction Planning

Prerequisites: Education Specialist Preliminary Credential Designed to extend and contextualize the content completed in the preliminary credential program and to establish the Individual Induction Plan (IIP). The IIP is the culminating activity in this course and is completed in collaboration with student, university, and local education agency. (4 Units)

ESPE 636. Assessment, Curriculum, Instruction: Culturally/Linguistically Diverse Students with Disabilities

Prerequisites: Successful completion of ESPE 634 and ESPE 696A Course provides instruction in the concepts of second-language acquisition, diversity, cultural transmission, and the acculturation process. Students will learn how to appropriately assess students and plan instructional programs for culturally and linguistically diverse students with special needs. Legal issues, IEPs and teaching responsibilities for English language learners (ELLs) with disabilities will be addressed. In addition, information regarding effective collaboration with paraprofessionals and parents of ELLs will be included. (4 Units)

ESPE 695. Special Education Clear Induction Outcomes.

Prerequisites: Preliminary Education Specialist Credential, successful completion of ESPE 615, ESPE 634, ESPE 696A, and ESPE 696B Assessment of Participating Teachers' Education Specialist Clear Induction Program Professional Development Portfolio. Candidates will refine and update the approved Individual Induction Plan (IIP); apply conceptual knowledge into practice; build upon the foundation of the Preliminary Credential program; submit a professional portfolio, including evidence of the implementation of the IIP as well as meeting all Education Specialist Clear Induction Standards. (4 Units)

ESPE 696A. Induction Support I.

Course provides support to participating teachers (PTs) in the Education Specialist Clear Induction Program. PTs will learn how to gather information about their students, school, district, and community and determine its impact on teaching and learning. PTs will also assess their teaching practice as it relates to the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTPs) and Induction Standards. Graded credit/no credit. (2 units)

ESPE 696B. Induction Support II.

Prerequisites: Grade of credit in ESPE 696A Course provides support to participating teachers (PTs) in the Education Specialist Clear Induction Program. PTs will learn how to create an inquiry to assess their teaching practice and student academic achievement. PTs will also analyze and reflect on evidence from their inquiry and its impact on teaching practice and student academic achievement. Graded credit/no credit. (1 Unit)

ESPE 696C. Induction Support III.

Prerequisites: Grade of credit in ESPE 696A and ESPE 696B Course provides support to participating teachers (PTs) in the Education Specialist Clear Induction Program. PTs extend their experience to create an inquiry to assess their teaching practice and student academic achievement. PTs will also analyze and reflect on evidence from their inquiry and its impact on teaching practice and student academic achievement. Graded credit/no credit. (1 Unit)