Kern High Induction Program (KHIP)
The Kern High Induction Program (KHIP), formerly known as Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA), was approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), to recommend the Clear General Education Credentials in 2003 and Clear Education Specialist Credentials in 2012.
The CTC along with many stakeholders invested many hours to rewrite induction standards. The goal was to make the process of induction less burdensome, more streamlined, and individualized; ensuring every teacher is able to customize induction to meet the reality and needs of their learning environment. These new standards were approved in December of 2015.
KHIP New Teacher Induction has wholeheartedly embraced the new standards and worked to create a program that meet the unique needs and context of every teacher we serve. We gathered input from stakeholders across programs, districts, teaching contexts and experiences in order to design an engaging and practical induction program. A program that supports teacher development, retention, satisfaction and long term professional success.
With the California Standards for the Teaching Profession as the foundation, we have built KHIP upon the needs of today's teachers and the students they serve.