Teacher Credentialing | District Intern Program | Induction Program

HTH District Intern Program
2016-2017



What is a District Intern (Preliminary Credential) program?
Our program offers all of the necessary coursework to obtain a Preliminary California Teaching Credential upon completion of the two-year program. Participants must meet all admissions criteria and prerequisites in order to enroll in the program. The use of educational technology is incorporated in all courses and field experiences as are the theory and skills needed to effectively teach English Learners and diverse student populations. The coursework and clinical practice of the HTH District Intern teacher preparation program are delivered in a prescribed sequence (see Program of Study).

Program Highlights:
  • Two-year teacher prep program
  • Job embedded in K-12 education
  • Project-Based pedagogy
  • Mentoring Support
  • Weekly evening classes
  • Aligned to the CA TPEs
  • Successful completion results in a Preliminary California Teaching Credential
  • Accredited by the CTC

Programs of Study:
  • Single Subject Program of Study

    Single Subject Teaching

    The Single Subject Teaching Credential is for candidates who wish to teach a specific content area at the secondary level.

    Single Subject (2018 Cohort) Program:

    Areas of: Mathematics; Science; English; Social Science/History; Spanish; Art; Music or Physical Science
    13 courses / 28.5 units

    Internship Preservice
    2 courses / 4.5 units
    TED 501 Foundations of English Language Development (1.5)
    TED 502 New Teacher Odyssey (3)

    Program Coursework
    9 courses / 15.5 units
    -Year One-
    TED 503 Teaching Methods (3)
    SPED 504 Assessing Student Learning (1.5)
    TED 505 Healthy Environments (1.5)
    TED 506 Reading & Writing Across the Curriculum (1.5)
    TED 507 Integrated Educational Technology (1.5)
    -Year Two-
    TED 511 Advanced Teaching Methods (3)
    TED 512 TPA Seminar (1.5)
    TED 513 Methods of English Language Development (1.5)
    TED 514 Philosophy of Education (1.5)

    Internship Experience
    2 courses / 6 units
    TED 510 Teaching Practicum I (3)
    TED 515 Teaching Practicum II (3)

    TRANSCRIPT KEY:
    SPED = Ed Specialist Course
    TED = Teacher Education Course (shared course for SS, MS, ES: interdisciplinary approach to content specific instruction)
  • Multiple Subjects Program of Study

    Multiple Subject Teaching

    Multiple Subject teaching refers to instruction in a self-contained classroom, such as an elementary school and core block subjects in some middle schools, and certification at this level permits K-8 instruction. Passage of the RICA exam is required.

    Multiple Subjects (2018 Cohort) Program:

    14 courses / 28.5 units

    Internship Preservice
    2 courses / 4.5 units
    TED 501 Foundations of English Language Development (1.5)
    TED 502 New Teacher Odyssey (3)

    Program Coursework
    10 courses / 17 units
    -Year One-
    TED 503 Teaching Methods (3)
    SPED 504 Assessing Student Learning (1.5)
    TED 505 Healthy Environments (1.5)
    TED 506 Reading & Writing Across the Curriculum (1.5)
    TED 507 Integrated Educational Technology (1.5)
    SPED 508 Principles of Reading Methods (1.5)
    -Year Two-
    TED 511 Advanced Teaching Methods (3)
    TED 512 TPA Seminar (1.5)
    TED 513 Methods of English Language Development (1.5)
    TED 514 Philosophy of Education (1.5)

    Internship Experience
    2 courses / 6 units
    TED 510 Teaching Practicum I (3)
    TED 515 Teaching Practicum II (3)

    TRANSCRIPT KEY:
    SPED = Ed Specialist Course
    TED = Teacher Education Course (shared course for SS, MS, ES: interdisciplinary approach to content specific instruction)
  • Education Specialist Program of Study

    Education Specialist: Mild/Moderate Teaching

    The Education Specialist Teaching credential is for candidates who wish to teach students with autism, emotional disturbance, specific learning, mild to moderate intellectual, and other health impairments; authorizes service in grades K-12 and for adults through age 22. Passage of the RICA exam is required prior to program completion.

    Educational Specialist: Mild to Moderate Disabilities (2018 Cohort) Program:

    15 courses / 33 units

    Internship Preservice
    3 courses / 6 units
    SPED 500 Education Specialist Odyssey (1.5)
    TED 501 Foundations of English Language Development (1.5)
    TED 502 New Teacher Odyssey (3)

    Program Coursework
    10 courses / 17 units
    -Year One-
    TED 503 Teaching Methods (3)
    SPED 504 Assessing Student Learning (1.5)
    TED 505 Healthy Environments (1.5)
    TED 506 Reading & Writing Across the Curriculum (1.5)
    TED 507 Integrated Educational Technology (1.5)
    SPED 508 Principles of Reading Methods (1.5)
    Year Two
    SPED 509 Positive Behavior Support (1.5)
    TED 511 Advanced Teaching Methods (3)
    TED 512 TPA Seminar (1.5)
    TED 513 Methods of English Language Development (1.5)
    TED 514 Philosophy of Education (1.5)

    Internship Experience
    2 courses / 6 units
    TED 510 Teaching Practicum I (3)
    TED 515 Teaching Practicum II (3)

    TRANSCRIPT KEY:
    SPED = Ed Specialist Course
    TED = Teacher Education Course (shared course for SS, MS, ES: interdisciplinary approach to content specific instruction)

Intern Admission & Prerequisites

Intern Admission Criteria

Employment
Employed or offered employment as the teacher of record, 50% or more time, in a K-12 public school environment within San Diego county.

MOU
If employed at a school outside of HTH Charter, then HTH credentialing will seek to establish a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining roles and responsibilities for Intern support.

Prerequisites
Meet all five CTC requirements for a District Intern credential by August 1st of the incoming school year – see prerequisites below for your specific program of study.

Intern Prerequisites (5 total)

In addition to an offer of employment, candidates must satisfy the following prerequisites and provide documentation by August 1, 2016 in order to officially enroll.

Bachelor’s Degree
Official transcripts from all regionally accredited universities (electronic or sealed originals required).

Professional Fitness
Complete the LiveScan fingerprinting process using Form 41-LS unless you already completed this process for another valid California credential, permit or Certificate of Clearance.

U.S. Constitution
Most have already satisfied this requirement through college coursework. During the enrollment process, a transcript review will be completed to determine: a) you have completed a course that covers the principles of the US Constitution, b) if you need take a college level US Constitution course (min 2 sem units), or c) complete a US Constitution exam: http://www.usconstitutionexam.com.

Basic Skills Assessment
Most will satisfy this requirement by passing the CBEST exam; other methods see Commission leaflet CL-667.

Subject Matter Competency
Most will satisfy this requirement by passing the appropriate CSET exam (click here); other methods see Commission leaflet CL-707B.



Program Fees

Program Fees:

Flexible monthly payment plans are available. The program fees below are for incoming participants for the 2016-17 school year.

Intern (per year) $3,000* Program Fee with Mentor stipend covered by your school
*Additional fee of $1,500 required if a HTH Mentor is requested by partner school participants.

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Course Catalog - coming soon!

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